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Equitable Participation Working Group member & parishioner, St Mark's, The Gap

Thomas 'John' Lee Hammer

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Thomas ‘John’ Lee Hammer is an Equitable Participation Working Group member and parishioner at St Mark’s, The Gap. He is an artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) from QUT and is the inaugural recipient of The Milani Family Art Prize.

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Tips when talking to people with Asperger’s Syndrome

“Like all people with lived experience of ASD1, I have insights that can assist neurotypical people seeking to understand how we see the world and how we can be better engaged. This is important so we can participate more equitably, which is what being part of a Church is all about,” says Gubbi Gubbi descendent and Equitable Participation Working Group member, Tom Hammer

John L. Hammer working on an installation at St Francis College

Art, faith, justice and Reconciliation

“My Anglican faith feeds into my artistic drive, motivating me to continue to pursue social justice and Reconciliation through my practice and to continue to find ways to adapt in challenging times, such as these,” says local artist, Community of The Way member and Gubbi Gubbi descendent John Hammer in the continuing anglican focus series, ‘How my art intersects with my faith’