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First Nations peoples

Video Anglicare Bunyas Rugby League Video

Anglicare Bunyas Rugby League

Discover the magic of mates, mental health and a good old yarn in the rain with Bunyas Rugby League and Anglicare Southern Queensland: “Well, obviously with Rugby League, I think it’s a great vehicle for mental health to help bring the guys together. Part of that journey, as well, is to come together and remember people in our community that have passed through struggles with mental health”

Swathi, Rachael, Stephen, Michael and Neethu from the Finance and Diocesan Services Commission’s Organisational Development team at Wiradjuri-owned Birrunga Gallery and Dining on Friday 25 November 2022
Justice & Advocacy

Implementing our RAP in relationship with First Nations businesses and artists

“In our workplaces we are keen to make a difference and contribute meaningfully in the Reconciliation journey, but we can sometimes struggle identifying opportunities to do this. One of the key ways we can practically make a difference is through our procurement decisions for both ongoing and ad hoc business and ministry needs,” says RAP Working Group member, Dr Stephen Hart

Homilies & Addresses

2022 Brisbane Peace Lecture

“Our Country, our land, is integral to who we are. Our culture is a gerontocracy, which means that our Elders, our old people, lead decision making in communities, and are the cultural authority in our communities. The fundamental normative principle is that decision needs to be driven by community. So we designed a process that would enable us to seek advice from communities via a structured, deliberative dialogue process,” says Professor Megan Davis

Video

On Earth festival

Embrace the Joy of On Earth festival 2022 with this lovely video featuring Blackstar Coffee kids’ sack race; Christ Church, Yeronga Youth Hip Hop Gospel Dance Troupe; First Nations singer-songwriter and St Francis College student Lydia Fairhall; the Baroona Farm team; The Parish of Robina’s Director of Music and Technology, Jackson King; Anglicare’s Thread Together clothing van; On The Way podcast’s Dom Fay and The Rev’d Sue Grimmett; forum panelists; and, workshop facilitators