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Western Australia - Organisation

Uniting Church in Australia (Synod of Western Australia) (1977 - )

Care Provider, Church and Uniting Church

The Uniting Church in Australia (Synod of Western Australia) was formed on June 22, 1977, and inherited the legacy and records of these earlier churches in Western Australia: the Congregational Union of Australia, the Methodist Church of Australasia and the Presbyterian Church of Australia. It also established the Uniting Church Child and Family Care Services to deliver residential programs inherited from the Methodist and Presbyterian churches.



Location - In Western Australia the Uniting Church's head office was located in Perth. Location: Perth


 1829 - 1977 Methodist Church
 1879 - 1977 Presbyterian Church
       1977 - Uniting Church in Australia (Synod of Western Australia)

Related Organisations



  • Cattermole, Jean, The History of 'Mofflyn' 1909 - 1995, 1995. Details
  • Whittington, Vera, Sister Kate: a life dedicated to children in need of care, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Western Australia, 1999. Details

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Information Services, Department for Community Development, Signposts: A Guide for Children and Young People in Care in WA from 1920, Government of Western Australia, 2004,

Prepared by: Leanne Howard and Debra Rosser