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This article seeks to serve as a catch-all point for the five jurisdictions in Australia who are small enough to not warrant a resident bishop. The largest is the Romanian Orthodox Church.
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This article seeks to serve as a catch-all point for the jurisdictions in Australia who are small enough to not warrant a resident bishop - both current (Bulgarian Orthodox Diocese and Moscow Patriarchal parishes) and former (Orthodox Church in America and Polish Orthodox Church Abroad).
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==Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand==
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*Number of Parishes: 10 parishes and 2 missions, in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and New Zealand.
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*Hierarch: Archbishop [[John (Derewianka) of Parnassus]].
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*Began: ''Unknown''.
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*Consistory President: Mitred Archpriest Mykola Serdiuk.
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*See more information on [http://www.ec-patr.org/dioceses.php?lang=gr&id=28 Diocesan Listing on Ecumenical Patriarchate website] (including parish directory at bottom of page).
  
 
==Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese in the USA, Canada and Australia==
 
==Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese in the USA, Canada and Australia==
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*Began: First parish in 1950.
 
*Began: First parish in 1950.
  
#Sydney: St John of Rila Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=28][http://www.pageone.net.au/~rilski/index.htm]
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#Sydney: St [[John of Rila]] Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=28][http://www.pageone.net.au/~rilski/index.htm]
 
#Melbourne: Sts Cyril and Methodius Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=26]
 
#Melbourne: Sts Cyril and Methodius Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=26]
 
#Adelaide: St Petka Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=27]
 
#Adelaide: St Petka Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=27]
  
 
==Moscow Patriarchate in Australia==
 
==Moscow Patriarchate in Australia==
*Number of Parishes: Three in Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle).
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*Number of Parishes: Two in Australia.
*Hierarch: Metropolitan Kyril of Smolensk and Kaliningrad, Head of Department of External Church Relations, Patriarchate of Moscow and All Russia
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*Hierarch: Bishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, Head of Special Secretariat of the Patriarchal Chancellery for Administration of Patriarchal Establishments Outside the Patriarchal Territories.<ref>[http://www.orthodoxeurope.org/page/14/169.aspx]</ref>
*Began: First parish in 1988 (Blacktown-Sydney); second parish in Melbourne; third parish in 1996 (Mayfield-Newcastle)
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*Began: First parish in 1988.
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#Sydney: Holy Protection Orthodox Church, Blacktown.  Established 1988. [http://www.orthodoxy.org.au]
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#Melbourne: Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, Collingwood.  Established 1989. [http://www.ohtcm.org.au/englishversion/homeeng.html]
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#Newcastle: Parish of the Theophany, Mayfield West.  Established 1996, since closed (c.2010)
  
 
==Orthodox Church in America - Parishes in Australia==
 
==Orthodox Church in America - Parishes in Australia==
 
''main article: [[Parishes in Australia (OCA)]]''
 
''main article: [[Parishes in Australia (OCA)]]''
*Number of Parishes: Two in Australia (one in Sydney, one in Brisbane). The former OCA parish at Bankstown is now part of the [[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand]]
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*Number of Parishes: None.
*Hierarch: Metropolitan [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman of Washington and New York]], administrator of the Parishes in Australia
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*Began: 1971, in ROCOR schism.
 
*Began: 1971, in ROCOR schism.
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#Sydney: St Nicholas Orthodox Church, Bankstown.  Parish left ROCOR for OCA in 1971, and canonically transferred to the Antiochian Archdiocese in 2001.
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#Brisbane: Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church, Woolloongabba.  Priest left ROCOR in 1971, began a new OCA parish in 1974; parish canonically transferred to ROCOR in 2009.
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#Sydney: Australian Orthodox Fraternity of St Michael, Homebush.  Laypeople left ROCOR in 1971, and began a new OCA parish.  Parish canonically transferred to the Serbian Diocese in 2011.
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*Ended: 2011.
  
 
==Polish Orthodox Church in Australia==
 
==Polish Orthodox Church in Australia==
*Number of Parishes: One in Australia.
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*Number of Parishes: none.
*Hierarch: ''unknown''
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*Began: 1969, with two priests who left ROCOR and were received as priests in the Polish Orthodox Church Abroad (under the Ecumenical Patriarchate).
*Began: 1971, in ROCOR schism.
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*Ended: Uncertain; however, both priests became priests of OCA parishes.
 
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==Romanian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand==
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*Number of Parishes: Six in Australia, one in New Zealand.
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*Hierarch: Metropolitan [[Nicolae (Corneanu) of Banat|Nicolae of Banat]], exarch for all Orthodox Romanians in the diaspora.
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*Began: First parish in 1972
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.bulgariandiocese.org Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese in the USA, Canada and Australia]
 
*[http://www.bulgariandiocese.org Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese in the USA, Canada and Australia]
 
*[http://www.orthodoxy.org.au/ Moscow Patriarchal Church Blacktown]
 
*[http://www.orthodoxy.org.au/ Moscow Patriarchal Church Blacktown]
*[http://www.crez.org Romanian Churches in Australia]
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=Zuoyd6jG6q8C&lpg=PP1&dq=protopopov&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false A Russian Presence: A history of the Russian Church in Australia], by V. Rev. Fr Michael Protopopov (page 239).
  
 
[[Category:Jurisdictions]]
 
[[Category:Jurisdictions]]
 
[[Category:Orthodoxy in Australia]]
 
[[Category:Orthodoxy in Australia]]

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This article seeks to serve as a catch-all point for the jurisdictions in Australia who are small enough to not warrant a resident bishop - both current (Bulgarian Orthodox Diocese and Moscow Patriarchal parishes) and former (Orthodox Church in America and Polish Orthodox Church Abroad).

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Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand

Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese in the USA, Canada and Australia

  • Number of Parishes: Three in Australia.
  • Hierarch: Metropolitan Joseph of the USA, Canada and Australia.
  • Began: First parish in 1950.
  1. Sydney: St John of Rila Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. [1][2]
  2. Melbourne: Sts Cyril and Methodius Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. [3]
  3. Adelaide: St Petka Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. [4]

Moscow Patriarchate in Australia

  • Number of Parishes: Two in Australia.
  • Hierarch: Bishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, Head of Special Secretariat of the Patriarchal Chancellery for Administration of Patriarchal Establishments Outside the Patriarchal Territories.[1]
  • Began: First parish in 1988.
  1. Sydney: Holy Protection Orthodox Church, Blacktown. Established 1988. [5]
  2. Melbourne: Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, Collingwood. Established 1989. [6]
  3. Newcastle: Parish of the Theophany, Mayfield West. Established 1996, since closed (c.2010)

Orthodox Church in America - Parishes in Australia

main article: Parishes in Australia (OCA)

  • Number of Parishes: None.
  • Began: 1971, in ROCOR schism.
  1. Sydney: St Nicholas Orthodox Church, Bankstown. Parish left ROCOR for OCA in 1971, and canonically transferred to the Antiochian Archdiocese in 2001.
  2. Brisbane: Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church, Woolloongabba. Priest left ROCOR in 1971, began a new OCA parish in 1974; parish canonically transferred to ROCOR in 2009.
  3. Sydney: Australian Orthodox Fraternity of St Michael, Homebush. Laypeople left ROCOR in 1971, and began a new OCA parish. Parish canonically transferred to the Serbian Diocese in 2011.
  • Ended: 2011.

Polish Orthodox Church in Australia

  • Number of Parishes: none.
  • Began: 1969, with two priests who left ROCOR and were received as priests in the Polish Orthodox Church Abroad (under the Ecumenical Patriarchate).
  • Ended: Uncertain; however, both priests became priests of OCA parishes.

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