The Presbyterian Church was established in the Crown Colony of Western Australia in 1879. In 1901, it joined with other States to form the Presbyterian Church of Australia and in 1977 became part of the Uniting Church in Australia. The Presbyterian Church in WA was involved with missions, Children's Homes and Homes for children and young people with disabilities.
1879 - 1977 Presbyterian Church
1977 - Uniting Church in Australia (Synod of Western Australia)
Sources used to compile this entry: 'The Presbyterian Church in Western Australia', The West Australian, 30 September 1899, p. 10, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3236039; 'Records, 1891-1979 [manuscript] [Presbyterian Church]', in State Library of Western Australia website, State Library of Western Australia, 2013, https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1787092; Whittington, Vera, Sister Kate: a life dedicated to children in need of care, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Western Australia, 1999. PP.439-440..
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 15 March 2011, Last modified: 4 June 2014