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Australia North & West District

Welcome to the Australia North & West District of the Church of the Nazarene. This district was created from the separate Australia Northern Pacific and Western Australia districts in January 2015, and now covers the states of Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia, with 19 churches to serve you. There are eight churches in the Brisbane area, three churches in the Perth area, and the other 8 churches are in rural Queensland and Western Australia, and can be found in Mackay, Biloela, Bundaberg, Maryborough, Toowoomba and the Gold Coast.

The Church of the Nazarene is a Christian church that has been operating in Australia since 1945. It is a multicultural church that welcomes people of every race, language and cultural background. It is part of a global family of churches operating in over 162 nations around the world. The word "Nazarene" relates to Jesus of Nazareth.

Recent News

Stay in touch through the ANWD Official Facebook Group to find out what's been happening in our district.

What do Nazarene Churches offer?

  • A place where you can find love and acceptance whatever your background, race or culture...
  • A place where the Bible is preached and taught.
  • A place where both traditional hymns and new choruses are blended for an inspiring service.
  • A place where you can have a small group Bible study either in Sunday School or a weekday study.
  • A place where the pastor still believes in calling in on the homes of the church people.
  • A place where a program for children and youth is conducted with many district activities for both.
  • A place where you can reach out to others in meaningful ministry.

What is the purpose of the Australia North & West District?

The Australia North & West District Church of the Nazarene exists to develop a network of healthy, interdependent, sustainable, local holiness churches in the Wesleyan-Arminian tradition throughout Queensland, the Northern Territory, and Western Australia that make Christlike disciples.

Contact Details

For more information about the ANWD and its ministries or churches, please contact:

Missional Superintendent: Rev. Roland Hearn Email: rol@newstartrivercity.com

District Business Administrator: Rev. Steve Walsh (04) 2283 9877 Email: smjwalsh@hotmail.com