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My child will continue to work from home, even if I am not

WORKING parents around the world would agree with me – Robert Adler is our hero. In 1956 the engineer and prolific inventor created a button that would save ears from the distress of offensive sounds. It was intended to block the noise of television ads, but during the pandemic, it has been the ultimate tool to silence the untimely convulsions ... Read More »

Pro-family policies like family tax reform will build a stronger Australian economy post-pandemic

AUSTRALIANS have been dealt a relatively good hand when it comes to government financial aid through the pandemic, with the likes of employment benefits and tax-return incentives. A new Deloitte Access Economics report released last week predicted Australia’s downturn would be significantly less than experienced by the rest of the world. “It says our downturn is going to be rather ... Read More »

Brisbane mum counting down the days to becoming Catholic in August

WHENEVER Casey Arden got into trouble as a young girl, or if she had a burning question about life, she “straight away put up a prayer” to God. It was an unusual habit for a child with no exposure to Christianity at home – until late last year, she didn’t even know what the Holy Spirit was. But for 35 ... Read More »

Refugee who escaped West-African war zone among Queensland Day award winners

IF Binta Lamin could remember the first three years of her life, they might be overshadowed by pictures of her family rehabilitating from a bloody and horrific war zone. The Year 12 student from Lourdes Hill College was born in Guinea after her mother, a Sierra Leone native, fled from the devastating 11-year-long civil war. The war killed an estimated ... Read More »

Parishes must embrace digital technology after pandemic, Sunshine Coast priest says

MILLIONS around the world have accepted that life after coronavirus will require a digital upgrade, and Caloundra parish priest Fr Peter Brannelly believes parishes are no exception. After three months of live-streaming daily and weekend Masses on Facebook – attracting thousands of views each week – Fr Brannelly is preparing to make the digital upgrade permanent. He said parishes needed ... Read More »

Married couple of 50 years spend lockdown hand-stenciling Sandgate church

CHURCHES in Brisbane have been closed to the public for the better part of three months, but not for Jean-Jacques and Genevieve Audibert. The Catholic couple from the Sandgate Brighton parish, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this weekend, have spent the last month of the coronavirus lockdown inside Sacred Heart Church, Sandgate, hand painting a stencil of a grapevine ... Read More »

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