Catholic Church Precinct

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

The Catholic Church precinct at Nguiu, was established as the Bathurst Island Mission by Bishop Francis Xavier Gsell MSC in 1940. The Church Precinct comprises St Therese’s Church, the nearby Presbytery, and a small radio shack. The buildings are all timber frame construction with timber weatherboard external cladding reminiscent of Queensland domestic architecture. The buildings date from 1941 and were constructed by Peter De Hayr and Tiwi workmen.

Facilities

Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Picnic Area Walk

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St Therese’s Catholic Church at Wurrumiyanga – Altar and decorated Chancel Detail

Catholic Church Precinct

Wurrumiyanga, Tiwi Islands

Tiwi Design - artists, Tiwi Islands Area Northern Territory

Tiwi Design Aboriginal Corporation

Wurrumiyanga, Tiwi Islands

Pukamani Poles and Interpretative displays within the museum.

Patakijiyali Museum

Wurrumiyanga, Tiwi Islands

Tiwi Islands

Tiwi Islands

Wurrumiyanga, Tiwi Islands

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