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Toowoomba IT experts help PNG students with technology

THE partnership between Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, and Toowoomba Catholic Schools has focused on opening up the world to the staff and students through Information and Communications Technology. Four years ago two ICT technicians Nathan Hetherington and Yang Poh, from the Toowoomba Catholic Schools Office, visited Kavieng and rebuilt the school’s server, deployed donated ... Read More »

Catholic Church authorities have paid $276.1 million in victim compensation

Justice Peter McClellan

THE Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has heard Catholic Church authorities have paid $276.1 million in victim compensation, treatment and other costs in the past 35 years. Counsel assisting the commission Gail Furness, told a commission hearing on February 16 that Church authorities had made the payments to thousands of child sexual abuse victims who came forward ... Read More »

Family and Youth Ministry Coordinator – Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle

The vision within the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is for a family-centred and parish-based outreach to families and young people in the community. The Family and Youth Ministry Coordinator acts as a key point of connection between the parish, young people and young families. Based in the Catholic Parish of Forster-Tuncurry, this is position works closely with the Parish Priest ... Read More »

Sales and Marketing Consultant – The Catholic Leader

The Catholic Leader is seeking a motivated sales person to fill a full-time position. We are looking for an advertising professional who:  • Has the ability to communicate and influence all levels and categories of business • Effective administration and organisational skills • Provide outstanding customer service • Proven ability to overcome sales objections • Excellent account management skills • ... Read More »

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

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 »

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