Commonwealth Bible College (New Farm)

Commonwealth Bible College (New Farm)

Name: Commonwealth Bible College (New Farm)

Time: 1949 [?] - 1961

Epoch: Late 20th Century

Category: Religious College

Institution Category: Education

Institution Group: Tertiary

Coordinates: -27.4665283333333, 153.040833333333

Street Address: Commonwealth Bible College, 79 Moray Street, New Farm

Suburb: New Farm

Sector: Independent \'Protestant\'

Local Study Area: Spring Hill-CBD-Fortitude Valley-New Farm (Inner City)

Study Stage: MBNH Stage 9 Local Study Areas

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Commonwealth Bible College commenced in 1948 in Melbourne at the Richmond Temple under the Commonwealth Executive of the Assemblies of God in Australia. In 1949 the college moved to Brisbane, first to temporary operation at Glad Tidings Tabernacle, and then New Farm. In 1961 the Brisbane campus was moved to Chelmer [?]. A larger campus was built at Katoomba (from 1949). The College Principle at the New Farm campus was James Wallace.

Geographic Description 1: Inside The Green Belt

Geographic Description 2: Brisbane River

Geographic Description 3: Flood Plains (Major); Hills; low-lying valley area (around James Street)


Fred and Betty Evans’ Website; Alphacrucis website

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Commonwealth Bible College, New Farm. Document: Denis & Gwen Smith. One Sows, Another Waters But God Gives The Increase! []