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BUILDING UP IN TASSIE

BUILDING UP IN TASSIE

HOBART, TASMANIA An innovative training program for young jobs seekers has two young Tasmanians now ready to tackle new challenges in the construction industry. The Build Up Tassie Community Project is a targeted employment and training program for young people at...

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MANY PARTS CREATE COMMUNITY

MANY PARTS CREATE COMMUNITY

WARWICK, QUEENSLAND Some people reckon Warwick’s community is  nurtured through the activities in the local parks and playgrounds and others see it through the dedication of Australia Post posties, keeping locals connected to the wider world. But all the contributors...

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SEASON OF CREATION – OUR HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS RESPONSE

SEASON OF CREATION – OUR HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS RESPONSE

Coming Together to Care for Our Common Home We are currently in the Season of Creation - 1st September 2021 to the 4th October 2021 marks this year's global Christian response to prayer and action for our common home. Here at Highways and Byways we have been nurtured...

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SOCIAL GARDENING

SOCIAL GARDENING

SOUTH HOBART, TASMANIA In 2018, Tasmanian Archbishop Julius Porteous called out to the Tasmanian community to look to how it could work together to address homelessness. CatholicCare Tasmania, along with the South Hobart Catholic Parish and Centrecare Evolve Housing...

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ANNUAL WALK TO REMEMBER FR JOHN WALLIS – HOBART TAS

ANNUAL WALK TO REMEMBER FR JOHN WALLIS – HOBART TAS

JOHN WALLIS WALK, BELLERIVE SHORELINE, 28th AUGUST 2021 By Eva Dunn (Chair of the Hobart Branch of Highways and Byways) Every year, we try to celebrate Fr John Wallis’ great love for the environment with some event staged outside in the natural world. We have had bush...

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REHABILITATING THE TALL TREE FORESTS

REHABILITATING THE TALL TREE FORESTS

LUDLOW, WESTERN AUSTRALIA A group of 40 children and adults came together in the southwest of Western Australia in early July to help restore some of the last surviving tall tree forests in the world. These trees, eucalyptus known as Tuarts, are in in the Ludlow Tuart...

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2020: A YEAR IN REVIEW

2020: A YEAR IN REVIEW

Highways and Byways – a Community of Service is pleased to release its final report on its 2020 Small Grants Program - Nourishing our Land and Our Communities - showcasing the efforts and achievements of its funding recipients nation-wide. Seventeen grants totaling...

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AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER

AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER

Greetings, We hope you enjoy a read of our latest newsletter. We have been receiving updates from some of our "Healing the Land" 2021 projects from across the country. Even within many areas of restrictions, organisations are adapting their projects and getting on...

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WRAPPED IN CARE AND COMPASSION

WRAPPED IN CARE AND COMPASSION

CLEVE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA Carmel Baxter likes to think that the quilts the Cleve quilters made, now comfort some of the people who lost everything in 2020 summer bushfires. The Cleve Country Quilters from the small town on South Australia’s Central Eyre Peninsula...

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