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News News

National Anglican Family Violence Research Report released

The Standing Committee of the Anglican Church of Australia has made 10 Commitments to prevent and respond to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), after undertaking the first known Australian Church study into the prevalence of IPV within its faith community

News News

Order of Australia: an honour shared

The Archbishop of Brisbane, The Most Reverend Dr Phillip Aspinall, was today appointed a Companion (AC) of the Order of Australia (General Division) as part of the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List

Features

“Talk of our noble sacrifice and losses to the wooden crosses”

“June is PTSD Awareness Month. We still have amongst us veterans of World War II and Vietnam who are living with PTSD, and increasing numbers produced through our involvement in Afghanistan. The human cost is high and long-felt. And yet, here we are aiming to become one of the top 10 producers of armaments in the world and hosting a weapons Expo,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

Video

What is palliative care?

National Palliative Care Week was marked between 23 and 29 May. Hear Anglicare SQ registered nurse Sue Gordon share about palliative care: “I think there is a misconception that palliative care is all about death and dying…it’s also about optimising quality of life and living until death.”