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Young adults

Reflections Community of The Way members Stacey McCowan, Aaron Vidyasager and Eleanor Reid Reflections

Is the Community of The Way for you?

“Have you ever considered sharing your Christian journey with a group of like-minded young adults living together in community? The Anglican Church Southern Queensland’s Community of The Way is inviting applications for 2023. And, we eagerly welcome chats with young adults who want to find out more about joining this unique intentional community,” says Community of The Way Chaplain Dr John Rolley, with applications closing at the end of August

Shania, Chair of Home Stretch Paul McDonald, and Marie and Jayke, who shared their stories of how they struggled when they had to leave care before the age of 18 at New Farm Cinemas on 29 April, 2022

Personal accounts tell a story of "abandonment and struggle" after state care in Queensland

Queensland’s refusal to extend foster care for its most vulnerable young people is “bewildering” given most Australian states now offer care to the age of 21, national Home Stretch Chair Paul McDonald said recently at the launch of a new series of videos in Brisbane featuring the lived experience of those in the foster care system


Folk sounds, hope and stories

Three more young adults reflect on their insights and highlights from On Earth Fest, which was held at St Francis College in October, including Jack Venables, Sayesha Dhal and Emily Pell


Former Australian of the Year Professor Ian Frazer inspires the next generation at St John’s College academic dinner

“Former Australian of the Year and co-developer of the human papillomavirus vaccine Professor Ian Frazer AO FRS offered sage advice to St John’s College tertiary students at a recent Academic and Professional Dinner, held onsite at St John’s College within the University of Queensland,” reports St John’s College and UQ journalism student Freya Jetson