Australia is located in Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean.                

In Australia Global Ministries works with our partners, the Uniting Church of Christ, the Churches of Christ and the Theological College to support education of clergy and lay as well as to strengthen relationships with organizations and the community.

Pray for: The continued struggles of the Aborigine's fight for justice.

Strengthening of our ties with partners, organizations and churches in Australia.

Population (2014 est) – 22,507,617
Area – 4,810,000 mi
Capital – Canberra

Ethnic Background

  • White - 92%
  • Asian - 7%
  • Aboriginal and other - 1%

Exports - coal, iron ore, gold, meat, wool, alumina, wheat, machinery and transport equipment
Imports - machinery and transport equipment, computers and office machines, telecommunication equipment and parts; crude oil and petroleum products

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 80 years, F 85 years
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 4.43 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 1%