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Ben Rogers

About Ben -

Ben Rogers is a Journalist for anglican focus. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies) from UQ and has written for publications in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.

Articles by Ben

Edwin Marsden Tooth Memorial Home resident Mrs Olive Farr (L) and Anglicare Southern Queensland Spiritual and Pastoral Care Manager Colin Lim (R) in June 2023

Anglicare finds biography writing benefits not just for the prose

A biography writing programme that helps aged care residents reflect on their life story and reconnect with distant memories is the latest pastoral care offering by Anglicare Southern Queensland; and is providing joy for both residents and volunteer biographers alike as opportunities to reminisce transform into written text


Well-versed St Aidan’s English teacher scoops major writers fellowship

As one of only three writers in the state to be awarded the prestigious Queensland Writers Fellowship, St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School English and Literature teacher Brett Dionysius is an inspirational role model to the school community for pursuing one’s literary passions as he develops his next poetry collection

Films & TV

Perfect Days

“Wim Wenders’ Perfect Days is the kind of meditative, arthouse crowd-pleasing experience that doesn’t come along all that often in more refined cinema settings…it’s certainly one of the highlights at this year’s Brisbane International Film Festival,” says Ben Rogers