Melbourne municipality of Scientology proudly looks on her new, large Scientology Church and the new Church of Scientology in Melbourne late January has great expectations for the excellent support of the members of the community of Melbourne opened the doors of their new church building. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of the religious technology centre and ecclesiastical leader of Scientology religion ran through the opening festivities. David Miscavige highlighted the great achievements of the Australian Scientologists who have now found their coronation in their new church building. Melbourne has a great significance in the history of Scientology. L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Scientology religion, came in November 1959 to Melbourne, to hold a series of lectures before the local community. They marked a turning point in the Scientology religion and brought the extension of the path to spiritual freedom. The Scientology community was confirmed by Melbourne’s Lord Mayor for their many contributions to social in this cosmopolitan city.
He and Council Member Paul Guiliano also thanked the members for that this church has restored the historic building purchased and so expertly. More representative of the city expressed their recognition for the outstanding selfless help of Scientologists in the city. The new Scientology church building is located on the grounds of the estate of Robert McCracken, a leading businessman and founder of the legendary Essendon bombers football team. At the beginning of the 20th century, this building has been BBs to the home of mercy teacher colleges. Later, it became part of the Catholic University.
The opening ceremony meant a reunion for the former football icon Justin Madden, who entered politics in 1997, after his retirement from the active sports. At a young age, he attended the Catholic University at that time in the walls of the restored building. He praised the Scientology members for the preservation of the historic building, as well as the many initiatives against illiteracy and for her drug education program.