MEDIA RELEASE: Aboriginal Languages Bill 2017

MEDIA RELEASE: Aboriginal Languages Bill 2017

On 11 October 2017, the NSW Upper House passed the Aboriginal Languages Bill 2017. The Bill seeks to create a legislative framework around which local Aboriginal communities will be able to revive and reinvigorate their languages and linguistic traditions. Rev Nile...
Media Coverage: Rev Nile Questions Captain Cook’s Legacy

Media Coverage: Rev Nile Questions Captain Cook’s Legacy

First published in The Australian, September 5, 2017. Journalist: Stefanie Balogh, National Education Correspondent, Canberra @stefaniebalogh Teaching legacy of James Cook and Arthur Phillip ‘guaranteed’ in NSW Teaching the legacy of Captain James Cook and Governor...
AUSTRALIAN HISTORY – ABORIGINES

AUSTRALIAN HISTORY – ABORIGINES

Journalist Stan Grant’s article, in which he claimed that the statue of Captain James Cook in Sydney’s Hyde Park is a “hymn to whiteness” and that Aboriginal people are “invisible” and merely a “postscript to Australian history” has reignited the debates about our...
Pentecost Sunday in the Land of the Holy Spirit

Pentecost Sunday in the Land of the Holy Spirit

This Sunday, 4 June, is Pentecost Sunday on the Christian calendar. Pente, or 50th day from Easter Sunday, is also when Pentecostal Christians celebrate the first Baptism in the Holy Spirit, evidenced by speaking in other tongues (Acts 2). This day teaches us that God...

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