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Dalby Anglicans clear the weir

“‘Clear the Weir’ activates our God-given stewardship role by involving young Christians in physically caring for their environment. This allows us to see, first-hand, the importance of our role and the impact we have and the difference we can make as part of God’s Creation,” says Year 11 student and St John’s, Dalby parishioner Charlotte Kelly in this special joint feature

"Year 8 day student Millicent Watson visited her friend Georgia’s acreage in Orange Hill in the Maranoa Region, where she rode horses, motorbikes and a buggy, fed pigs, enjoyed fire-toasted marshmallows and went on a milk run" (L-R: Georgia Webb and Millicent Watson, Labour Day long weekend in May 2021)

St Margaret’s boarders broaden horizons

Each year, coinciding with the Labour Day long weekend, St Margaret’s boarding students revel in the opportunity to host day students at their homes, sharing insights into their home and family lives – find out about the students’ wonderful highlights


COVID-19 chrysalis

“Some years ago, I read an article which suggested that if you cut a chrysalis open to help the emerging butterfly get out easily it will not be able to fly because it is in the process of struggling that the wings get the necessary blood flow to function,” says Bishop Cam Venables as he reflects on the way our Diocesan community has responded to COVID-19’s challenges