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Michael McGirr coming to Tas

Michael McGirr coming to Tas

The Hobart Branch of the John Wallis Foundation is delighted to be hosting a John Wallis Memorial lecture in Hobart on Wednesday 19th September, with renowned author and all round interesting speaker Michael McGirr - God, Family and Other Home Truths. Michael will...

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Showing off local lands and culture

Showing off local lands and culture

Wujal Wujal, Northern Queensland Something happened during a Wujal Wujal cultural adventure camp for young leaders last year. They were asked to show some non-Indigenous mates from Brisbane where they lived and share their culture.  Joh Anthonis, a counselor with...

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Language barrier brings people together

Language barrier brings people together

Mitcham, Victoria Language differences can be a great divide, but at Mitcham Baptist Church it has drawn the ‘local’ and the Mandarin speaking Chinese faith communities together.Weekly conversation English classes began at the Church last year with support from the...

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Weaving a new beginning

Weaving a new beginning

Kalumburu community in north-west Western Australia Women from the remote Kalumburu community in north-west Western Australia went looking in their vast backyard (Kwini Country) and found the makings of a wonderful adventure. They found an abundance of pandanus leaf...

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Gail Worcelo on YouTube: Our Place in the Universe

Gail Worcelo on YouTube: Our Place in the Universe

To tell the story of anything, you have to tell the story of Everything! 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...

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Forced marriage put on the agenda in Toowoomba

Forced marriage put on the agenda in Toowoomba

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...

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Hope grows in safe places

Hope grows in safe places

Bega, New South Wales Establishing a garden bed isn’t a priority for women struggling with family violence or mental health issues. But at the Women’s Resource Centre in Bega there’s a sense of hope that anything’s possible. With support and the talents of three local...

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