Baptist Union of Australia

Type:denomination
Denomination:Baptists
Homepage:http://baptist.org.au

The Baptist Union of Australia (BUA) is the oldest and largest national cooperative body of Baptists in Australia. Its current National President is Reverend Dr John Beasy. The BUA is now known as Australian Baptist Ministries – ABM The Baptist work in Australia began in Sydney in 1831, over forty years after the British penal colony was established. The first preacher was John McKaeg. The first baptism was in Woolloomooloo Bay in 1832.



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