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Conserving our native macadamia trees with Cultural Support Worker, Russell

Anglicare SQ Cultural Support Worker, Gubbi Gubbi, Wakka Wakka and Kullilli man, Russell Bennet has played a huge role in the conservation of native macadamia trees in the Gympie Region. The Walk with the Wild Macadamias Track officially opened last month. Located in the Amamoor Valley, the track is open for everyone and will help the track walkers learn all about macadamias and their importance. Russell is passionate about sharing his knowledge of the bush and native Australian species, educating young people about culture, bush tucker and conservation

Co-chair of the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group, The Rev'd Canon Bruce Boase, speaking at a lunch to celebrate National Reconciliation Week in 2019, hosted by Anglicare and the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group

ACSQ submission in support of a First Nations Voice

“Inspired by the Uluru Statement From the Heart, the Anglican Church Southern Queensland has made a submission in support of the call for a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Australian Constitution,” says The Rev’d Canon Bruce Boase, Chair of our Diocesan Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group


Traditional Owners: leaders

“One of the things that I do remember from my childhood and schooling was that there was no separation of the non-Indigenous and First Nations students at school. What that meant is that I was used to being a leader and spokesperson for all the school students,” says priest and Wakka Wakka man The Rev’d Canon Bruce Boase