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John Wallis Memorial Lectures Archive

John Wallis Memorial Lectures Archive

Not all John Wallis Memorial Lectures were recorded, but the texts of a number of earlier lectures are still available as follows:    2012: Max Vodola was the speaker for the 50th anniversary of the second Vatican Council. The title of Dr Vodola's Hobart...

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April 2017 Highways & Byways

April 2017 Highways & Byways

Our Newsletter, Highways & Byways, April 2017,  has a new look and lots of stories of the Foundation's activities and projects. In this issue: Liz McAloon, Executive Officer, writes about current developments and the response to the 2017 Small Grants Programme...

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The Silent Book is Going Overseas

The Silent Book is Going Overseas

The Silent Book: A Deaf Family and the Disappearing Australian Irish Sign Language, Bernadette T. Wallis, Missionary Sister Of Service, is the engrossing story, both deeply personal and historical, of the disappearing Australian-Irish sign language told through...

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Yarck to Yea Ride-Run-Walk Saturday 14th October 2017

Yarck to Yea Ride-Run-Walk Saturday 14th October 2017

Each year, as winter turns to spring, the John Wallis Foundation, in partnership with the Catholic Community of Yea and Assumption College Kilmore, holds a community and fundraising event in the beautiful Goulburn Valley. The 2017 event is scheduled for Saturday 14...

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Our Mission

Our Mission

Journeying with people in hope, love and support... that they may have life and have it to the full. The mission of the John Wallis Foundation is to go into the highways and byways, seeking initiatives that develop the human and spiritual potential of people and...

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Smashing the Sound of Silence – Tasmania

Smashing the Sound of Silence – Tasmania

Imagine being deaf, or hearing impaired, and spending your school days in a hearing community, where no other children understand what it is like to not be able to hear properly. Then a group of committed teachers decide to get all the deaf and hearing-impaired kids...

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Makers take a stand at the market – Dallas VIC

There’s some new makers on the block at the Dallas Community Hub and their wares will soon be for sale. Beaded jewellery, made by women who attend the hub’s weekly coffee/craft club, will be on sale at an upcoming Dallas Brooks Community Primary School market at the...

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