The Australian Church (1884-1957) was founded by Dr. Charles Strong in Melbourne.
Charles Strong was a Presbyterian minister who, previously, had been charged with heresy because of his liberal theology.
The Australian Church had a firm commitment to social justice and was active in the anti-conscription campaigns during World War I.
Australia's second Prime Minister Alfred Deakin was a member of this church.
- ^ a b c "Australian Church - Institution" (overview), Reason in Revolt Project, 2006-11-15, ReasoninRevolt.net.au
- ^ Alfred Deakin - A Sketch by Walter Murdoch (orig.1923), p. 7; , Introduction by Frank Moorhouse (1999)