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First Nations Engagement and Development Advisor Howie Vandyke speaking at the annual St John's Cathedral Harmony Day event in 2023
Spotlight Q&A

Q&A with Anglicare First Nations Engagement and Development Advisor, keen surfer and beach angler, and father, Yaegl, Gumbaynngirr and Bundjalung man, Howie Vandyke

Meet Howie Vandyke and find out about his work goals, faith and spirituality, totems, secret skill, thoughts on National Reconciliation Week and the Uluru Statement, and what film makes him nostalgic

Films & TV

A Good Person

“Florence Pugh’s and Morgan Freeman’s performances are dazzling. Pugh, in particular, is entrancing – absurdly charismatic in the film’s first 30 minutes before the accident, and then absolutely believable in her rolling avalanche of misery,” says Jonathan Sargeant from St Francis College