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On the road to education

July 07, 2021 Sean Scanlon

Spaces in early education centres across the region were sparse back in 2015 and parents were crying out for help.

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Kobe bounces back

July 07, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

It only takes a few minutes spent with eight-year-old Kobe Duck to be captivated by his cheeky grin and adventurous spirit.

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Tough beginnings for campaign

July 22, 2021 Paula McGowan

Paula McGowan and husband Tom raised three children in England before migrating to Australia in 2018. Their move followed the death of their youngest son Oliver, two years before, at just 18 years of age. Paula successfully launched a parliamentary petition in England and as a direct consequence the British government announced the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training in Learning Disability and Autism program for doctors and nurses.

Below, Paula reflects on Oliver’s legacy.

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Never-ending road of service

July 22, 2021 Darrell Croker

It was a journey that almost finished at a dead end on its first outing.

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Siblings’ love celebrated on canvas

July 27, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

Isabel Black Gracia’s portrait of her brother, Diego, currently hangs in the prestigious Art Gallery of NSW.

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Art for the ages

July 28, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

St Joseph’s Primary School student Mikaela McGill was caught by total surprise when the Governor of NSW, Margaret Beazley AC QC, recently announced her as the winner of a national competition.

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Out of Africa

August 03, 2021 Liz Baker

Born in Nigeria into a devout Catholic family, Fr Camillus Chinenye Nwahia attended daily Mass with his mother. This seed, nurtured over time and continents, eventually led him to a rewarding position as a Catholic chaplain at the University of Newcastle and as the assistant priest of Holy Trinity, Blackbutt North.

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Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor

August 10, 2021 Dr Sandie Cornish

Right now, the Earth and the poor are calling out for help, and we cannot ignore this call. Whether it be bushfires across our country, flooding rains flowing into our towns and cities, rising sea levels pushing our neighbours from their lands, prolonged and extreme droughts destroying crops, stock and livelihoods, or the extinction of thousands of native animals, the call to listen to the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor has never been louder.

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