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Faith groups: the climate game plan must be for 2030

Faith communities across Australia held vigils yesterday outside the offices of Members of Parliament, including that of the Prime Minister. Their unified call was for Australia to take stronger climate policies to the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow later this month, especially for a stronger 2030 target

St Margaret's Year 4 students Araminta Rombola and Penny Copping assembling solar lights on International Day of the Girl Child in October 2021 for children in majority world countries so they can read and study after dusk
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St Margaret's STEM students give the gift of light

Through the Australian charity SolarBuddy, St Margaret’s primary STEM students have given the gift of solar-powered lights that will help improve the lives of over 2000 children living in energy poverty in majority world (developing) countries so that they can read and study after dusk and brighten their future

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Desmond Tutu turns 90 with an outpouring of love from the world

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, one of South Africa’s most famous persons, has turned 90 with a Eucharist service celebration at Cape Town’s St George’s Cathedral, receiving an outpouring of love from around the world. Tutu made a rare public appearance on 7 October at the iconic Cape Town cathedral, the site of prayers and protests during the apartheid era, where he attended a special thanksgiving service