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Features The Very Rev'd Dr Peter Catt on ABC Radio Features

What is a media alert and why should I use one?

“Compared to media releases, which include a full news story along with images, captions and contact details, media alerts are quick and easy to put together and are very effective at getting the attention of journalists for news worthy initiatives, so the ‘story’ can be covered in person or via radio interview,” says anglican focus editor Michelle McDonald

Features Adrian Gibb with St Thomas' Toowong treasurer David Allen and The Rev'd Tom Sullivan Features

From reluctant convert to active lay leader

“Regarding my various lay parish activities – it is vital to me that I feel as though I am contributing. I recall once hearing a cricket commentator say that 90 per cent of people can find the problems, but only about 10 per cent can come up with solutions and act on them. So I strive to be a part of the 10 per cent. Helping to provide alternatives for those seeking a spiritual home is highly rewarding and very enjoyable,” says Adrian Gibb from St Thomas’, Toowong