Queensland Religious Places

Images of religious places

This website documents religious buildings in Queensland from the 1840s to 2020. The aim is to record buildings of all faiths erected for worship or as a sacred space. The intention is to record all buildings - existing, closed, demolished or used for other purposes. The data includes location, name/s, address, status, date of construction, other date (demolished, closed), keywords including building materials and style. The intention is to provide an image with each building.

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Search the database with more than 5100 records. 3500 entries include an image.

Altas of Religious Places

Maps of religious places in Queensland according to denomination/faith and regions, era of construction, regional areas.


Explanation of how this website developed and the types of data recorded.


Statistical analysis of the database including buildings by denomination/faith and construction by decade.


Discussion of how the database can inform a new understanding of religion in Queensland.

Image Gallery

Gallery of images according to themes: grand churches, small churches, modern churches, timber churches, etc