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Australia’s Hunger Problem

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By: McCrindle Earlier this year, Australia’s largest food relief organisation, Foodbank, commissioned McCrindle to conduct research into the hidden problem of food insecurity in Australia. The Foodbank Hunger Report 2018 reveals that an alarming 4 million Australians have experienced food insecurity in the past 12 months. (more…)

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Genetics, God and the Future of Humanity

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By: Anne Rinaudo Dr Denis Alexander from Cambridge University, is a neuroscientist who believes passionately in both the biblical doctrine of creation and the coherence of evolutionary theory. He was recently in Australia to deliver the 2018 New College Lectures, "Genetics: God and the Future of Humanity". This year marks the 25th year of the New College Lectures. (more…)

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Mercy Ships Celebrates 40 Years of Medical Mission [Video]

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By: Global News Alliance To mark World Maritime Day, Christian medical charity Mercy Ships is celebrating 40 years of ministry. (more…)

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Micah Womens Delegation Advocates For Global Issues

By: Anne Rinaudo Women leaders from across the denominations of Australia’s churches and Christian organisations came together late last month for a historic visit to Canberra. They were advocating for policies of justice and care for the world’s poor. (more…)

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Remembering Eugene Peterson (1932-2018)

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Above: Eugene Peterson Picture credit: YouTube/NavPress By: Sheridan Voysey "There are people who die well," beloved pastor and author Eugene Peterson said recently, ‘and I want to be one.’ Well, Eugene achieved his goal. (more…)

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A Chaplain’s Road to the Invictus Games

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By: Justin Rouillon At the heart of the Invictus Games lie the words of the 19th century poet William Ernest Henley: (more…)

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My Health Record – Opt In or Opt Out? The Pros and Cons

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By: Anne Rinaudo The opt out period for the My Health Record system will end on November 15. My Health Record is a Federal government initiative that aggregates all of your health data in one place. It has actually been operating for six years on an opt in basis and has about six million users. (more…)

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Would You Pay Ten Cents A Litre More For Milk To Help Dairy Farmers?

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By: Anne Rinaudo The dairy industry has hit crisis point as a result of soaring operational costs, crippling drought and ongoing challenges to achieve fair milk prices. The Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation (QDO) have started a change.org petition for a ten cents a litre Drought Levy on milk. (more…)

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Rusty and Dianne Lawson: Salvos Ministering To Drought Stricken Farmers

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By: Anne Rinaudo The Salvation Army are in drought-affected areas conducting regular visits to farmers and rural communities and helping them in any way they can by distributing food hampers, helping with bill payments and other financial expenses, assisting with farm and household jobs, and providing emotional and practical support. (more…)

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Older Australians Not Prepared for Their Future Age Care

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By: McCrindle Older Australians desire to remain in their own homes for as long as possible and are prepared to pay for in-home care services to do so. (more…)

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