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Two childhood friends serendipitously reunited through anglican focus

Two Queensland women who grew up together on the Daintree Mission reconnected for the first time in more than 30 years recently, following the publication of a ‘Spotlight Q&A’ in anglican focus. In this special joint reflection, Kuku Yalanji Elder Aunty Janice Walker and Anglicare Administration Officer Veneta Tschumy tell some of their story, along with Aunty Janice’s daughter, Anglicare Cultural Support Worker Lalania Tusa, who serendipitously brought the childhood friends together through her Q&A

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Message for National Sorry Day 2020

“One of the purposes of National Sorry Day each year is to help Australians have the courage to own the truth of our history and to talk about it. Part of that history involves the huge dislocation caused to families and communities by the forced removal of children,” says Archbishop Phillip Aspinall, as he calls us to a minute’s silence on National Sorry Day at 12 noon on Tuesday 26 May

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Lessons in peacemaking from Clergy Summer School

“It is easy to see how the Fraser Coast’s Butchulla rules of life align with the Christian values of stewardship, grace and love – there is much more that unites us as a people than divides us, but we must be intentional in our peacemaking,” says The Rev’d Greg Loumeau as he reflects on the Clergy Summer School sessions given by Gurindji man and National Aboriginal Bishop, The Right Rev’d Chris McLeod

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Former trailblazing model and new ACSQ RAP Coordinator receives prestigious Australia Day Honours award

Sandra King OAM has never worked for recognition, but her Australia Day Honours award is a testament to her hard work and love for the community. As an Aboriginal woman growing up in the 60s and 70s, Sandra’s journey was harder than most; however, her experiences and success have enabled her to become an integral part of our Diocese in its mission for unity with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities