From the first moment Gail Worcelo from Green Mountain Monastery in Vermont USA, began her talk in Parkes NSW, we knew we were in for something special. In a room beautifully adorned by 'floating' panels of animals and natural environments, Gail excited and inspired the audience as she involved us in the Universe story leading … Continue reading To tell the story of anything, you have to tell the story of Everything!
A series of events in Toowoomba has created awareness of the risk of forced marriage of young women and provided support for people in how best to respond. The Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba organised the visit by Liz Payne, a forced marriage expert with ACRATH who facilitated the events covering schools (students and teachers), community … Continue reading Forced marriage put on the agenda in Toowoomba
Kangaroo Island, South Australia Kangaroo Island is known for its pristine environment. Its musicians are currently flying under the radar, but that could end if Carmel Batson has her way. Carmel, the youth project officer for Drug and Alcohol with the MOBO Group (formerly Finding Workable Solutions) joined forces with professional musician Christian Teusner and … Continue reading Taking music to where it matters
Kentish, Tasmania Cassandra Speed isn’t interested in creating complicated meals that feature on television cooking shows. Instead, she focuses on nutrition, budgeting and learning to cook basic meals and bringing families together around the table. Cassandra, coordinator of the Glenhaven Family Care – Kentish Family Support House in Tasmania’s northwest, has been breaking down a … Continue reading The family that eats together….
Tatura, Victoria Tatura’s newest coffee hub is almost ready to open. Lattes, macchiatos and cappuccinos will be brewed, tested and critiqued as part of the Tatura Community House’s vocational training due to start in Term 2. In what has grown into an extraordinary community collaboration the Community House will offer barista training to try and … Continue reading Coffee brings job dream closer