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Our Lady of the Southern Cross College on Dalby’s Australia Day list

Australia Day Honours

OUR Lady of the Southern Cross College staff and students figured prominently in Dalby’s Australia Day awards. A teacher and two students won awards. Katherine Black, a teacher at the college since 2009, won the Senior Sports Coach Award for her achievements in women’s cricket. She has coached the Queensland Country women’s cricket team in 2015 and 2016, with the ... Read More »

Thousands of students (and parents) survived the first week of school

MORE than 147,000 students started a new school year in Catholic schools across Queensland this week, with special thoughts and prayers for students at two new Brisbane Catholic Education schools. Buzzing with the excitement of a new school, teachers at St Clare’s Primary School, Yarrabilba, and McAuley College, Beaudesert, eased students into school life while nervous parents received tea and ... Read More »

If you live in Queensland and consider yourself pro-life, you need to do this

pro-life

PRO-life group Cherish Life has called on Queenslanders to rally, write letters and sign petitions opposing proposed abortion bills due to be debated in Parliament. “It is crucial now more than ever that Queenslanders take action to defend women and children from this tyranny,” Cherish Life Queensland president Julie Borger said. In the final sitting week of last year the ... Read More »

The Catholic Leader Internship Programs for 2017

If you are a university student wanting to make your mark in the media industry, why not join Australia’s leading Catholic news team. All our internships are designed to offer students invaluable experience across all sections of the newsroom, from the reporter’s chair, to the marketing whiteboard, and even thumbing through our social media. As a newspaper with a legacy ... Read More »

Support Services Officer – Archdiocese of Brisbane

Support Services Officer   Permanent Position Job Variety Immediate Start Classification: Full-Time The Role The Planning & Building department of Archdiocesan Services provides professional advice on building construction and property matters, project management services, along with building maintenance and facility support to all Archdiocesan Parishes, Agencies and Vicariates The role is varied, and ranges from ground maintenance, through to operation of ... Read More »

Townsville diocese prays for PNG’s first cardinal at welcome Mass

PNG Cardinal

DURING the welcome Mass for Cardinal John Ribat late last year, many people spoke kindly of the shepherd who was now the first cardinal to be appointed from Papua New Guinea. Apostolic nuncio for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands Archbishop Kurian Mathew Vayalunkal said: “We are here to share our joy and express our gratitude to God for ... Read More »

Stanthorpe man who turned 100 last year immortalised in larger-than-life mural

Angelo Vialente

FOR a larger-than-life mural to be created in the main street of a resident’s hometown is a rarity and privilege. When Angelo Valiante first viewed his esteemed depiction, just a stone’s throw from Stanthorpe’s main street, the centenarian revealed the humour for which he’s well known. “Now they’ll paint the queen next to me,” his daughters Lina Scalora and Nina ... Read More »

Faith more important than makeup to these Catholic girls

Girl talk

IT’S not all about make-up and trendy clothes. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Young ladies in St Joseph’s Parish, Stanthorpe, in Toowoomba diocese, have collaborated to form a Catholic girls’ club for 10 to 17-year-olds. A group of girls began meeting in September as participants in the Girl Talk program, written by Brisbane Catholics Kym Keady and Chantale Wilson, ... Read More »

Casual Bus Driver Required – Prison Transport Group Inc.

Prison Transport Group Inc. is a small not for profit organisation that provides transport for family members visiting Correctional Centres in South East Qld. We are seeking a casual bus driver to do two weekend shifts per month. Employment Requirements • Must have current Driver Authority and current MR licence. • Demonstrated strong written and communication skills. • Positive attitude ... Read More »

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