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Lingua franca offers a lifeline

July 06, 2019 Darrell Croker

“Jambo.” That’s Swahili for “hi”. It’s an informal greeting, but it conveys a world of hope for many people who have fled persecution. 

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Primary focus on cultural immersion

July 06, 2019 Natalee Bonomini

University of Newcastle bachelor of primary teaching student Renae Lamb is hoping things click when she goes offline to meet Jack Ma, founder of what is considered the world’s biggest internet business, Alibaba.

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Revolutionary solution to indigenous illiteracy

July 06, 2019 Todd Dagwell

Imagine for a moment being unable to read to your child, sign a school permission slip, or understand the directions on a medicine bottle. Illiteracy is the scourge of Aboriginal communities all across Australia, but one program is having enormous success where others previously failed.

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We can support ICAN at Hiroshima commemoration

July 06, 2019 Doug Hewitt

Pope Francis on nuclear weapons: “Weapons of mass destruction, particularly nuclear weapons, create nothing but a false sense of security. We must listen to the voices of survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, together with other victims of nuclear testing. May their prophetic voice serve as a warning for coming generations.”     

Extract from the Pope’s message to UN Conference on Nuclear Weapons, March 2017.

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Church leaders call for action on religious discrimination

July 06, 2019 Todd Dagwell

Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher OP, believes concerns about religious freedoms affected the federal election result and has called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to introduce a religious discrimination act as soon as possible.

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Making a difference to someone else’s day

July 06, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Thomas Kristofferson is a young man with a profound sense of God in his life who wants to share it with others.

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Minding your Q’s and P’s in a pod

July 06, 2019 Elizabeth Snedden

Modular-designed learning “pods” are transforming students’ learning experience, and St Patrick’s Primary School, Lochinvar is at the forefront of this educational evolution.

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Welcome gift hits the right note

July 06, 2019 Amy Theodore

Students of St Mary’s Primary School, Scone will be rocking out in style thanks to the generosity of Rural Aid and its Gift of Music.

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