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John David and Guinevere Mary Anderson were missionaries to the Solomon Islands.

Leslie Earl Anderson was an engineer, chief pilot, and director of Adventist Aviation Services for the South Pacific Division. He was killed in a plane crash when flying in the course of his duties.

Roy Allan Anderson gained global recognition within the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church as an illustrious evangelist, a gifted musician with a fine bass voice, talented writer, theologian, and an educator of ministers.

​Aore Adventist Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) boarding secondary school on Aore, a small island near Luganville, the capital of Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu.

Aore Adventist Hospital operated between 1961 and 1977, and again briefly in 1981. It was located on the campus of Aore Adventist High School New Hebrides (modern Vanuatu).

​The Appeal for Missions was an annual campaign in which church members voluntarily went door-to-door, soliciting donations from the public for the church mission program in the Pacific Islands.

Charles Ashcroft was a pastor, church administrator, and one of the pioneers of the denomination’s senior educational institution in Western Australia.

The Association of Business and Professional Men (ABPM) was formed following discussions that took place between laymen in Sydney, Australia, in the late 1950s.

Stanley and Nancy Atkins were appointed to mission service in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. As a consequence of the Japanese invasion of New Guinea, Stanley Atkins lost his life at Vunapope, East New Britain, New Guinea.

Atoifi Adventist Hospital is a Seventh-day Adventist medical and surgical institution situated on the isolated east cost of Malaita, one of the larger of the Solomon Islands’ 992 islands.

Auckland Adventist hospital was located at 188 St. Heliers Bay Road, St. Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand. It was administered as an institution of the Trans-Tasman Union Conference, South Pacific Division. It operated between 1974 and 1999.

The Auckland Seventh-day Adventist High School is located at 119 Mountain Road, Mangere Bridge, Auckland, New Zealand.

Australasian Conference Association Limited (ACA) is the most significant and oldest Seventh-day Adventist legal organization in the South Pacific Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (SPD).

ACAST is an acronym for the Australasian Conference Association Superannuation Trust. It is a fund from which employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church are paid a pension in their retirement. Alternatively, employees may instead choose to receive a lump sum at retirement. The fund was established in response to Australian federal government legislation under the Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Taxation Act (1987) and the Productivity Benefit Act (1988).

Australasian Medical Missionary and Benevolent Association (1897-1900) aimed to promote the principles of healthful living of the denomination and the establishment of the church's medical and charitable enterprises.

​The Australasian Research Institute (ARI) began July 20, 2004, to coordinate research activities within the Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAH) and also conduct and promote research in association with other Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) organizations and the community.

Over the period between 1894 and 1985, the territory of the administrative entity known as the Australasian Union Conference changed a number of times and the title of the entity also changed a number of times. The Australasian Union Conference as such existed between 1894 and 1949. However, between 1922 and 1949 it was also known as the Australasian Division. After 1949 it continued to be known as the Australasian Division but was also known more commonly as the Australasian Inter-Union Conference. By 1957 the name ‘Australasian Inter Union Conference’ was being phased out and the term Australasian Division was used until the entity was renamed as the South Pacific Division in 1985. Throughout we are describing the same administrative organization.

Australasian Division income during the depression was remarkable in the face of widespread adversity. Any progress made by the church during the worst years was in sharp contrast to numerous bankruptcies and business failures in the secular world.

The close proximity of Australia to Southeast Asia naturally led union conference officials in Australia to adopt responsibility for the establishment of Seventh-day Adventist missions in that region, first in Sumatra, then Singapore, followed by the Philippine Islands and Java.

​Australia is the only independent country that occupies a whole continent. Located in the Southern Hemisphere it has a population of some 25.5 million people. The Seventh-day Adventist Church commenced its work in Australia in Melbourne, Victoria in 1885.