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Takin’ it to the street

April 14, 2020 Todd Dagwell

As doctors and nurses battle coronavirus on the frontline, hundreds of thousands of Australians are facing an equally terrifying enemy – widespread unemployment.

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Barista and butcher meat in the sandwich

April 13, 2020 Todd Dagwell

Coronavirus has created a boom-or-bust environment for small business owners in the Hunter with hundreds forced to shut down while others are run off their feet.

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Colourful community connection

April 15, 2020 Lizzie Watkin

There was a buzz of excitement in the air when foundation principal of Catherine McAuley Catholic College, Scott Donohoe, unveiled its visual identity, moral imperative (vision) and mission in front of a crowd of more than 400 people in early March.

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It’s tough out there, but hypervigilance can take its toll.

April 16, 2020 Kelly Pavan

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about maintaining our mental health in response to the unfolding coronavirus crisis and included a funny anecdote about my three-year-old son licking the shopping trolley as I searched various supermarkets for toilet paper.

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Learning as we go

April 15, 2020 Todd Dagwell

Michael Mills followed the NSW Premier’s advice and kept his child home from school, but his concern has now shifted from health to education.

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Magdalene for Margot

April 20, 2020 Brooke Robinson

The Council for Australian Catholic Women Contact Group in Maitland-Newcastle each year recognises a woman living in and committed to this Diocese. It is a public affirmation of a life being lived in ways that echo the spirit of Mary Magdalene.

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The SRE vibe

April 22, 2020 Natasha Brotherton

The delightful sounds of children’s laughter and excitement rings from the Year 1 classroom as Jenny Harris ignites the imaginations of the 17 six-year olds in front of her.

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Embracing First Nations voices

April 24, 2020 Darrell Croker

The Church’s first Latin American pope has repeatedly denounced the exploitation of South America’s indigenous peoples.

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Unity in diversity

April 28, 2020 Diana Rah

Peace is a state one desires in the world but is the outcome of something else. For me as a Muslim, one who submits to God finds peace through that submission. 

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Agent of change

May 01, 2020 Brittany Gonzalez

Elizabeth Doyle spent 20 years in a variety of roles in the travel industry, including agency manager at one of the nation’s largest chains.

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Father's fable raises ethics of allocation

May 01, 2020 Bernadette Tobin

In the last few days the Italian media have paid a lot of attention to a story about a 72 year old Italian priest who died earlier this month from the COVID-19 virus in a hospital in Bergamo. 

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