Tower-bell instruments in Australia and New Zealand:
index by state (AU) or major island (NZ)

Tower bell instruments, including traditional carillons, non-traditional carillons, chimes, rings, etc., may be found in Australia and New Zealand in the indicated states/territories/islands:

Australian states or territories:
  ACT - Australian Capital Territory
  NSW - New South Wales
  NT - Northern Territory
  QLD - Queensland
  SA - South Australia
  TAS - Tasmania
  VIC - Victoria
  WA - Western Australia

New Zealand major islands:
  NI - North Island
  SI - South Island

Click on any underlined abbreviation above to go directly to that section of this index page.  Within a section, sites are listed alphabetically by city name.

If you are looking for a specific site by its institutional name (e.g., a church or school) or by the instrument's proper name, then use the "find in page" feature of your Web browser to locate a distinctive word (or partial word) in that name.


  1. This index not only is geographic but also includes information from the mechanism-specific indexes for this region.  Sites are tagged as follows:

    traditional carillon

    non-traditional carillon (all mechanisms)

    chime (all mechanisms except rings)

    chime made of hemispherical bells

    tower bells hung for change-ringing

  2. Rings of 5 and 6 bells are mentioned at the ends of the sections where they occur, with links to the ANZAB Website rather than to site data pages.
  3. If you do not find here a city (or instrument) which you think should be listed, then check the page of sites that are no more for this region.  If it's not there, then please send a message to telling everything you know about it.

Australian states

Australian Capital Territory
CANBERRA - A                  : AUSTRALIA    trad
   The National Carillon
   Queen Elizabeth II Island
   (was Aspen Island)
   Lake Burley Griffin
CANBERRA - STA                : AUSTRALIA    chime
   The Presbyterian Church of St.Andrew
CANBERRA - STJ                : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Church of St.John the Baptist/Anglican
MANUKA                        : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
New South Wales
ALBURY                        : AUSTRALIA    ring/chime
   St.Matthew's Church
ARMIDALE                      : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Peter's Cathedral (Anglican)
BATHURST - A                  : AUSTRALIA    ring
   All Saints' Anglican Cathedral
BATHURST - WM                 : AUSTRALIA    trad
   War Memorial Carillon Tower
BURWOOD                       : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
CAMDEN                        : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.John's Anglican Church
CASTLEREAGH                   : AUSTRALIA    ring/chime
   Castlereagh Wesleyan Chapel
DARLING POINT                 : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Church of St.Mark (Anglican)
GLEBE                         : AUSTRALIA
  *See:  SYDNEY - G
GOULBURN                      : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Saviour
HORNSBY                       : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   The Hornsby Water Clock -
     "Man, Time and the Environment"
KIAMA                         : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Christ Church (Anglican)
LISMORE - STA                 : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Andrew's Church
LISMORE - STC                 : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Carthage's Cathedral (RC)
LITHGOW                       : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Hoskins Memorial Church (Presb/Uniting)
MARRICKVILLE                  : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Clement's Anglican Church
MENANGLE                      : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.James' Anglican Church
MURRURUNDI                    : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
NEWTOWN                       : AUSTRALIA    chimola
   St.Stephen's Anglican Church
ORANGE                        : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Holy Trinity Anglican Church
PARRAMATTA - AS               : AUSTRALIA    ring
   All Saints' Anglican Church
PARRAMATTA - K                : AUSTRALIA    chime
   The King's School
PARRAMATTA - STJ              : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Cathedral of St.John (Anglican)
     (was St.John's Church)
RANDWICK                      : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Jude's Anglican Church
SINGLETON                     : AUSTRALIA    ring
   All Saints Church (Anglican)
SYDNEY - CC                   : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Christ Church, St.Laurence
SYDNEY - D                    : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   St.John Darlinghurst Anglican Church
SYDNEY - G                    : AUSTRALIA    chimola
   St.John Bishopthorpe Anglican Church
SYDNEY - L                    : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   Lindfield Uniting Church (formerly Methodist)
SYDNEY - Mobile               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   (Mobile trailer)
SYDNEY - SH                   : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   Summer Hill Church
   (St.Andrew's Anglican Church)
SYDNEY - STA                  : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Andrew (Anglican)
SYDNEY - STJ                  : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.James' Church (Queen's Square)
SYDNEY - STM                  : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Central tower
   St.Mary's Cathedral Basilica
SYDNEY - STP                  : AUSTRALIA    ring/chime
   St.Philip's Anglican Church
SYDNEY - U                    : AUSTRALIA    trad
   Main Building
   University of Sydney
SYDNEY                        : AUSTRALIA
  *See also:  BURWOOD
  *See also:  CASTLEREAGH
  *See also:  DARLING POINT
  *See also:  PARRAMATTA
  *See also:  RANDWICK
  *See also:  TURRAMURRA
TURRAMURRA                    : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.James Anglican Church
VAUCLUSE                      : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Michael's Anglican Church
WAGGA WAGGA                   : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.John's Anglican Church
Small rings (6 bells) are described on the ANZAB Website, as follows:

Northern Territory

 [none known]
BRISBANE - STAL               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Andrew's Anglican Church
BRISBANE - STJ                : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of St.John (Anglican)
BUNDABERG - CC                : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   Christ Church (Anglican)
BUNDABERG - STA               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Andrew's Church
     (Uniting; was Presbyterian)
MARYBOROUGH                   : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
ROBINA                        : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Business Building
   Bond University
ROCKHAMPTON                   : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Paul's Cathedral (Anglican)
TOWNSVILLE                    : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Sacred Heart Cathedral
WARWICK                       : AUSTRALIA    chime
Small rings (6 bells) are described on the ANZAB Website, as follows:
South Brisbane

South Australia

ADELAIDE - STAU               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Augustine of Canterbury Church
ADELAIDE - STC                : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Church of St.Cuthbert (Anglican)
ADELAIDE - STF                : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Francis Xavier Cathedral
ADELAIDE - STP                : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Peter (Anglican)
ADELAIDE - TH                 : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Town Hall
GAWLER                        : AUSTRALIA    chimola
   St.George's Anglican Church
PROSPECT                      : AUSTRALIA
Small rings (6 bells) are described on the ANZAB Website, as follows:


HOBART - HT                   : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
   (was Holy Trinity Anglican Church)
HOBART - STD                  : AUSTRALIA    ring/chime
   Cathedral Church of St.David
LAUNCESTON                    : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Church of the Apostles (RC)
BALLARAT - STP                : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Peter's Anglican Church
BALLARAT - TH/1               : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Alfred Memorial Bells
   Town Hall
BALLARAT - TH/2               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Town Hall
BENDIGO                       : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Paul
COLERAINE                     : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Holy Trinity Church (Anglican)
GEELONG                       : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Church of St.Paul
HAWKSBURN                     : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   St.Martin's Church (Anglican)
MELBOURNE - BM                : AUSTRALIA    non-trad
   The Federation Bells
   Field of Bells
   Birrarung Marr (Park)
MELBOURNE - GPO               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   General Post Office
MELBOURNE - STB               : AUSTRALIA    chime/ring
   St.Bartholomew's Church (Anglican)
MELBOURNE - STJ               : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.James' Old Cathedral
MELBOURNE - STPAT             : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Patrick's Cathedral
MELBOURNE - STPC              : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Paul's Cathedral (Anglican)
MELBOURNE - STPI              : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Pius X Church (RC)
MELBOURNE - T                 : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.John's Anglican Church
WANGARATTA                    : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity
WOODEND                       : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   St.Mary's Church (Anglican)
Small rings (6 bells) are described on the ANZAB Website, as follows:

Western Australia

BUNBURY - STB                 : AUSTRALIA    ring-to-be
   St.Boniface Cathedral (Anglican)
BUNBURY - STP                 : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral of St.Patrick (RC)
COLLIE                        : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   All Saints Church (Anglican)
MANDURAH                      : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Christ's Church (Anglican)
MOSMAN PARK                   : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Chapel of St.Hilda of Whitby
   St.Hilda's Anglican School for Girls
PERTH - S                     : AUSTRALIA    non-trad
   "Carillon City" shopping mall
PERTH - SC/1                  : AUSTRALIA    ring
   The Swan Bells
   The Bell Tower
PERTH - SC/2                  : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   Harrington chime
   The Bell Tower
PERTH - SC/3                  : AUSTRALIA    non-trad
   Top deck
   The Bell Tower
PERTH - SC/4                  : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   Durfee chime
   The Bell Tower
PERTH - STG                   : AUSTRALIA    ring/chime
   Cathedral Church of St.George
PERTH - STM                   : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Mary's Cathedral (RC)
PERTH                         : AUSTRALIA
  *See also:  MOSMAN PARK
ROCKINGHAM                    : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Rockingham Centre (Civic Centre)
ROTTNEST ISLAND               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Holy Trinity Catholic Church
YORK                          : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Holy Trinity Church
Small rings (6 bells) are described on the ANZAB Website, as follows:

New Zealand major islands

North Island
AUCKLAND - STM                : NEW ZEALAND  ring
   Church of St.Matthew-in-the-City
AUCKLAND - SV                 : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Chapel of Christ the King
   Selwyn Village
HAMILTON                      : NEW ZEALAND  ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Peter the Apostle
LEVIN                         : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Mary's Anglican Church
LOWER HUTT                    : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.James Anglican Church
NAPIER - MS                   : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Clive Square / Memorial Square
NAPIER - STJ                  : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Waiapu Anglican Cathedral of
     St.John the Evangelist
NEW PLYMOUTH                  : NEW ZEALAND  non-trad
   Mabel Kibby Memorial
   Marsland Hill Park
PONSONBY                      : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   All Saints Anglican Church
WAIWHETU                      : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
WANGANUI - M                  : NEW ZEALAND  chimola
   Whanganui Regional Museum
WANGANUI - QP                 : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Queen's Park
WELLINGTON - STPA             : NEW ZEALAND  ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Paul
WELLINGTON - STPE             : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Peter's Anglican Church
WELLINGTON - WM               : NEW ZEALAND  trad
   National War Memorial Carillon
   National War Memorial
Small rings (5 or 6 bells) are described on the ANZAB Website, as follows:
CambridgeWellington (Old St.Paul's)

South Island

ADDINGTON                     : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Anglican Church of St.Mary the Virgin
CHRISTCHURCH                  : NEW ZEALAND  ring
   Cathedral Church of Christ
   (Christchurch Cathedral)
  *See also:  PAPANUI
DUNEDIN - F                   : NEW ZEALAND  ring/chime
   First Church of Otago
DUNEDIN - STM                 : NEW ZEALAND  tubular
   St.Matthew's Church
FENDALTON                     : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Barnabas Parish Church
INVERCARGILL - FP             : NEW ZEALAND  tubular
   First Presbyterian Church
INVERCARGILL - STP            : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Paul's Presbyterian Church
MERIVALE                      : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Mary's Anglican Church
NELSON - AS                   : NEW ZEALAND  tubular
   All Saints Anglican Church
NELSON - CC                   : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Christ Church Cathedral
PAPANUI                       : NEW ZEALAND  ring
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
TIMARU                        : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Sacred Heart Basilica Church

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