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Churchwarden and Synod Representative for the Torres Strait Non-Geographic Parish, ACSQ Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group member and Executive Member of NATSIAC

Aunty Dr Rose Elu

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Aunty Dr Rose Elu is a member of the ACSQ Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group; a Churchwarden and Synod Representative for the Torres Strait Non-Geographic Parish; an Executive Member of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglican Council (NATSIAC); a member of the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change; and, a family support counsellor with Anglicare. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Political Science from the University of Queensland, a PhD in Customary Law from the University of Hawaii and further post graduate studies in Theology at St Francis College.

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Articles by Aunty Dr Rose

Homilies & Addresses The Rev'd Paul Reynolds, Aunty Dr Rose Elu, The Rev'd Bradley Hauff and The Rt. Rev'd Te Kitohi Pikaahu Homilies & Addresses

Anglican Indigenous Network: Lambeth Conference 2022

“God calls us to respect one another. This, in part at least, involves respecting people’s territories, traditions and protocols; seeking counsel and consent; and, caring for one another. Respect is also about being welcoming and inclusive. When respect is fostered, harmony presides. When respect is denied, harm is caused,” says Aunty Dr Rose Elu in her Lambeth Conference Anglican Indigenous Network address

Features

The Mabo case 30 years on: still an icon of rightness and fairness

“The landmark Mabo case has become an icon of rightness and fairness, particularly demonstrated in this oft-quoted line from the classic 1997 film The Castle: “In summing up, it’s the Constitution, it’s Mabo, it’s justice, it’s law, it’s the vibe’,” says Saibai Elder Aunty Dr Rose Elu, as National Reconciliation Week continues

Homilies & Addresses

Mothering Sunday: 27 March 2022 – St John’s East Malvern (Melbourne)

“I was not the best with sailing growing up, especially given that I am from the sea. I suffered terrible seasickness as a child. Whenever we sailed, I would always stay on deck, close to my father so I felt safe… As we sat around my father while he steered the rudder, he told us that, ‘The rainbow is God’s creation and God made this world in beautiful colours, including his people.’ He then told us not to be judgmental and to always respect, honour and listen to one another. He said that loving others is always the most important thing,” said Aunty Dr Rose Elu during her Mothering Sunday sermon at St John’s East Malvern