Southern Cross
Vineyard Church

Vineyard’s Early Story.

Prior to 1995 there had been a number of very successful Vineyard conferences run in Australia. However it was not until 1995 that the first Vineyard churches were commenced in Australia. These were in Sydney, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane. On the 13th March 2003, the Vineyard churches of Australia were released and recognised as their own national movement and so Vineyard Churches Australia was born. On this night Peter and Kathy Downes were commissioned as National Directors of the Vineyard and a new era was begun in the history of the Austalian Vineyard.

Today, the operations of Vineyard Churches Australia include:

To find out details of upcoming Vineyard Churches Australia events, other Vineyard Churches in Australia, the School of Ministry and Vineyard resources please go to

Vineyard Australia’s Story

“At present there are Vineyard Churches in more than 54 countries.”