Boundaries of the Parish of Werribee
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The verbal description of the Parish of Werribee is as follows, as decreed on 11th November 1999 by the Archdiocese of Melbourne:

Commencing at the point on the Melbourne-Geelong railway line where it crosses Skeleton Creek, proceed south-westerly along the railway line to a point opposite the southern end of Tarneit Road;
thence proceed to and along Tarneit Road in a generally northerly direction to its junction with Boundary Road;
thence proceed westerly along Boundary Road to the Werribee River;
thence follow the Werribee River downstream (southerly) to the point where it is crossed by the SEC transmission line;
thence follow the SEC transmission line in a south-westerly direction to the point where it crosses Little River;
thence follow Little River downstream (south-easterly) to Kirks Bridge Road;
thence follow Kirks Bridge Road westerly to its junction with the Little River-Ripley Road;
thence follow the Little River-Ripley Road southwards to Toynes Road, and continue southwards along Farrars Road to its junction with Peak School Road;
thence proceed easterly along Peak School Road to its junction with Old Melbourne Road;
thence follow Old Melbourne Road south-westerly to the road (no official name) connecting the Old Melbourne Road to the Princes Freeway near the junction of Beach Road;
thence follow Beach Road eastwards to the Port Phillip Bay shoreline;
thence follow the shoreline in a generally north-easterly direction to the western boundary of the Point Cook RAAF Base;
thence follow the western boundary of the Point Cook RAAF Base northerly to Aviation Road;
thence follow Aviation Road westwards to Hacketts Lane;
thence follow Hacketts Lane northwards to the Princes Freeway;
thence follow the Princes Freeway eastwards to the point where it crosses Skeleton Creek;
thence proceed along Skeleton Creek from the Princes Freeway to the railway line - the point of commencement.
The boundaries run along the centreline of the said creek, freeway, lane, railway line, rivers, roads and transmission lines.
Consequently, all the faithful with a domicile or quasi-domicile within this territory shall belong by law to the Parish of Werribee

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Map of the Parish of Werribee
Parish Boundary St Michael's Church, Little River St Andrew's Primary School St Andrew's Church Our Lady of the Southern Cross Primary School Bethany Primary School Corpus Christi Primary School MacKillop Catholic Regional College St Mary's Campus - MacKillop Catholic Regional College
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