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TSS Year 7 Camp 2023

Hear The Southport School’s Year 7 students share how they learnt about resilience, gratitude, team work and camaraderie, while canoeing, treasure hunting, singing and drumming and crabbing, on their recent school camp

"The other rather marvelous achievement EO manages is to get audiences to truly empathise and identify with its non-human protagonist for an hour-and-a-half in a way that evokes “feeling”, not just understanding, as an appeal to the heart and mind," (anglican focus journalist Ben Rogers on EO)
Films & TV


“Like Robert Bresson’s Au Hasard Balthazar from which it takes inspiration, EO is bleak in its prognosis on humanity, but it’s hard not to be seduced and mesmerised by Jerzy Skolimowski’s bold directorial style and the narrative’s lean efficiency,” says new anglican focus journalist Ben Rogers


Palliative Care Week

Registered nurse Jennifer Hewett tells us about how she cared for a family member in her Gold Coast home with the support of Anglicare Southern Queensland’s palliative care team members: “They were there with us, hand in hand, explaining why things were happening and how we could better manage his symptoms”

Justice & Advocacy

Bundaberg soup night highlights

A 27-year-old soup night tradition was celebrated by the Anglican Men’s Society, The Parish of Bundaberg and St Luke’s Anglican School recently — find out about the highlights of those who served, including Principal Virginia Warner, AMS’ Dr Howard Kingston, Bishop Jeremy Greaves and students Sienna and Safi

Justice & Advocacy

Why I am voting “yes” in the referendum: Adrian Malone

“My dad’s mum, Nan, taught me Dreaming stories, about animals and language. My mum’s dad, Grandad Daylight, taught me stories about the Dreaming, including how the mountains were formed. When I was very young, my aunties and uncles taught me how to fish for whiting and barramundi and how to hunt for turtle and dugong. I learnt a lot from my Old People around the campfire because I listened,” says Gubbi Gubbi and Dharumbal man Adrian Malone from Anglicare