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Religion. My Mother & Me. Part XVIII

Australia Day 1957.

Saturday the 26th January 1957, if memory serves me correctly, wasn’t the normal stinking hot and humid northerly wind (which you could cut with a knife) blowing day,  but a pretty cool  almost balmy day. 688 more words


Liturgy Committee Meeting Report

Carmel Bulletin, 23 November 2014

The Liturgy Committee met last month.

Formation workshops have been completed over the past month for three ministries: the Ministry of the Word, the Extraordinary Ministry of Holy Communion and those who prepare and present the digital presentations use at Mass.  220 more words

Liturgical News

The eyes have it: Is this our next Australian of the Year?

Meet Yogi Kanagasingam. Yogi works at our Australian e-Health Research Centre and his vision is to change the way eye care is delivered around the world to prevent needless blindness. 657 more words


Death by Costumes

Alright. I’m sitting downstairs in my brothers room. It’s cooler down here. It’s REALLY hot right now in Sydney and my house has no air con and we haven’t gotten the fans out yet. 324 more words

Australia Day Nominations now open…

In conjunction with the Australia Day Council, North Burnett Regional Council is calling for nominations for the 2015 Australia Day Awards from clubs, organisations and individuals within each of the six North Burnett Communities of Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Monto, Mount Perry and Mundubbera. 184 more words

Media Release

EMPIRE DAY depicts cultural challenges of WWII refugees resettled in 1948 Australia


Empire Day

By Diane Armstrong

4th Estate/HarperCollins: Sept. 1, 2011

My discovery of Empire Day was fortuitous.  I came across it as a daily e-book special on sale for $1.99. 585 more words

Book Reviews

Kiama Australia Day Awards

Nominations are now open for the Australia Day and Kiama Council Achievement Awards 2015.

Last year we celebrated:

  • a veteran’s volunteer
  • a surfing champion
  • an arts advocate…
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Recognising The Value Of Cultural Arts