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Coomera Anglican College community digs up time capsule

Coomera Anglican College’s time capsule was dug up earlier this month to commemorate the College’s 25th anniversary. The time capsule was buried in the Prayer Garden in 2006 on the College’s 10th anniversary. Hear what College community members have to say as they reminisce about the past and ponder the future

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Introducing the Kombumerri App

Anglicare Cultural Support Worker Lalania Tusa teamed up with The Varsity College Year 10 class and their enthusiastic teacher Mr Tucker to create a gaming app for an engaging way to learn about the Kombumerri community and their culture, as the students are passionate about keeping cultural connections alive while they’re learning to code. Hear what they and Kombumerri Traditional Owner Justine Dillon have to say about the interactive and fun mobile app, which is being made available to schools and other organisations as an educational tool


Students redesign and recreate Coolum Beach

Hear Year 7 St Andrew’s Anglican College Creative Enterprise students talk about how they approached the real-life problem of redesigning and recreating Coolum Beach. This included making it more sustainable and functional for the community. Students embraced the project with technological flair, while acknowledging the history of colonialism in the area


Push For Better

“Many of the most vulnerable people when it comes to mental health are vulnerable because they are in some way different from the expectation. Sadly, this too often leads to social ostracism or outright bullying, putting significant stress on people,” says The Rev’d Andrew Schmidt