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anglican focus film reviewer Jonathan Sargeant gives a mixed review of High Ground, a confronting colonial tale filmed in Arnhem Land, which is currently showing in cinemas

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NCCA President's reflection

“As the poets say, the world is made up of stories! For me, these are stories of moments and people of grace in daily life. Noticing and sharing such moments help us keep ‘droving into the light’, as believers in the good news which Jesus proclaims in today’s Gospel,” says Bishop Philip Huggins as he shares four inspirational stories with us

Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble will recreate a slice of entertainment history at St John's Cathedral on 4 March, performing the stage play A Sleep of Prisoners 60 years after it was first performed (L-R: cast members Angus Thorburn and actor/director Rob Pensalfini in rehearsals)

First play on Brisbane TV has historic Cathedral revival 60 years later

A slice of Queensland entertainment history will be recreated in St John’s Cathedral next month with a performance tribute to the 60th anniversary of the first television drama ever produced in Brisbane


Hop n Hymns: from Toowoomba to Thargomindah

“Many of the connections we made on our recent trip will continue and will give birth to new connections for a long time to come. One person we met told us their relative was in hospital in Toowoomba 1000 km away from home and family, and we were able to organise someone from our Ecumenical pastoral care team to visit them the very next day,” says hospital chaplain and St Bart’s, Toowoomba parishioner Jodie O’Shannassy


St Andrew’s student to feature at GoMA

An artwork originally inspired by mental health challenges has turned into so much more for St Andrew’s Anglican College Year 12 student Poppie Thorpe, after COVID-19 restrictions stranded her and her family in New Zealand for four months