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What is a Cultural Support Worker?

Anglicare Cultural Support Workers, Kuku Yalanji woman Lalania Tusa and Pitta Pitta man Noel Doyle, support non-Indigenous foster carers and staff to better understand the needs of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children in care and to respond in a holistic way that considers family, spiritual, community and individual needs

"It was wonderful seeing diverse parishioners join in with their family members and friends during the trivia evening, as people gathered in front of computer screens in studies or around smart TVs in living rooms, with snacks and drinks at hand"
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How to host a Zoom trivia night

“It was wonderful seeing diverse parishioners join in with their family members and friends during the trivia evening, as people gathered in front of computer screens in studies or around smart TVs in living rooms,” says The Rev’d Charlie Lacey from Resource Church St Andrew’s, Springfield, who also offers helpful tips and quiz resources for parishes keen to hold their own Zoom trivia nights

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Justice that restores

“Prison chaplains help find ways to heal and restore our communities through acts of love, respect and sensitivity, and our Diocese’s dedicated Chaplaincy Ministry team is particularly passionate about this work,” says new ACSQ Chaplaincy Services Manager Andrea Colledge

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Communicating your church’s care for our communities: media liaison tips

“When churches contact the media regarding their church activities and initiatives, it gives the respective church the opportunity to show how their community of faith is contributing constructively as we collectively navigate our way through the current health, economic and social challenges,” says anglican focus Editor Michelle McDonald, while providing media liaison tips and offering churches helpful media alert and media release templates