New South Wales Walgett Community College’s class of 2018 had plenty to celebrate during a three-day adventure to the NSW coastal town of Gerroa, south of Sydney. They learned how to surf and swam in the ocean, some for the first time. Mostly, they celebrated a job well done at school. The trip to Gerroa, nine hours … Continue reading Walgett’s class of 2018 celebrates
Highways and Byways - A Community of Service is seeking new Board members from across Australia. Highways and Byways was established by the Missionary Sisters of Service in 2018 to carry on their vision and spirit, following on from the John Wallis Foundation, established in 2010. For many years the Missionary Sisters of Service worked … Continue reading Seeking New Board Members
Dear Mother Dear Father Letters Home from John Corcoran Wallis 1927-1949 Edited and compiled by Bernadette T Wallis We are excited that this new book, published by Coventry Press, is now available. In it, ‘Bernadette Wallis has provided the contemporary reader with a lovingly familiar insight into the development and vision of one of Australia’s … Continue reading Dear Mother Dear Father
We stand with all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in their struggles to achieve a First Nations Voice to Parliament enshrined in the Constitution and a Makarrata Commission to supervise treaty processes and truth-telling.
In our first edition of Highways and Byways for 2019, we report on recent meetings held in Toowoomba and Roma to develop Highways and Byways partnerships to support rural communities. We also report on four wonderful 2018 grants which had had great outcomes thanks to you our supporters. In MSS news we announce the arrival … Continue reading April 2019 Highways and Byways and MSS Newsletters