Bible Society Australia
Bible Society Australia is an Australian non-profit organisation which is involved in the translation, publishing, and distribution of the Christian Bible, engage people with the Bible, and the provision of literacy support.
The Bible Society of Australia was inaugurated at the instigation of Governor Lachlan Macquarie in Sydney on 7 March 1817. The first Australasian translation was a selection of Scripture selections in the Maori language printed in 1827. The Bible Society is the oldest continually operating organisation in Australia.
In 2010, the Bible Societies of Australia in each state merged into a single organisation, Bible Society Australia.
- Youth site at Godspeak
- Kids site
- Project to take the Bible to Outback Australia with The Flying Bible Man
- Work with other organisations including Open Doors
- Project to translate the Bible into Auslan (Australian sign language) for the more than 10,000 people who use that language
- Own Koorong, a chain of bookshops
- Finance the Center for Public Christianity
They were featured on a 1967 Australia Post stamp.