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Facts and figures: Perth Australia Temple

Published: Saturday, May 26, 2001

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Location: 163-173 Wordsworth Ave., Yokine, W.A.; adjacent to the Dianella Australia Stake center.

Temple presidency: President, Donald Wilfred Cummings; counselors, Brian Walter Eley, John Hylton Turner.

Rooms: Celestial room, two ordinances rooms, two sealing rooms, baptistry.

Exterior: Olympic White Granite.

Size: 10,944 square feet.

Architect: Christou Cassella & JEC.

Contractor: Doric Building PTY LTD.

District: 12,000 Church members in four Perth stakes.

Pertinent facts: Announced June 11, 1999; groundbreaking Nov. 20, 1999; open house April 28-May 12, 2001, except Sundays, attended by approximately 37,000 people. Dedicated May 20, 2001, by President Gordon B. Hinckley, with 2,773 attending four sessions at or nearby the temple.