NAIDOC Yarning Conference

I would like to share with you a short video from 700 Year 5 students in Darebin schools who participated in the Fourth Darebin Schools’ NAIDOC Yarning Conference. The video highlighted the students’ and the schools’ commitment to taking action to heal Country by doing the little Long Walk (a tradition of the Yarning Conference…

Vaccination status in churches

October 2021 As I mentioned in one of my earlier messages, I have been in a quandary as to how best to maintain safety for the congregation when we meet in person, while including and caring for all, regardless of vaccination status. The Diocese of Melbourne has now mandated the provision of separate services for…

Aspect

The monthly newsletter of Anglicare Australia, Aspect, is always a valuable read, giving news of this national Anglican agency’s actions in relation to issues of social justice and fair treatment, and the need to care for our most vulnerable people. This month’s issue discusses the need to tackle ageism, a long-term problem in Australia, embedded in…