Art for the ages IMAGE Aurora

Art for the ages

July 28, 2021 Lizzie Snedden

St Joseph’s Primary School student Mikaela McGill was caught by total surprise when the Governor of NSW, Margaret Beazley AC QC, recently announced her as the winner of a national competition.

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Siblings’ love celebrated on canvas

July 27, 2021 Lizzie Snedden

Isabel Black Gracia’s portrait of her brother, Diego, currently hangs in the prestigious Art Gallery of NSW.

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Never-ending road of service

July 22, 2021 Darrell Croker

It was a journey that almost finished at a dead end on its first outing.

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Tough beginnings for campaign

July 22, 2021 Paula McGowan

Paula McGowan and husband Tom raised three children in England before migrating to Australia in 2018. Their move followed the death of their youngest son Oliver, two years before, at just 18 years of age. Paula successfully launched a parliamentary petition in England and as a direct consequence the British government announced the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training in Learning Disability and Autism program for doctors and nurses.

Below, Paula reflects on Oliver’s legacy.

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Amen to the Camino

July 20, 2021 Lizzie Snedden

The Diocesan aMeN CaMiNo was officially launched in May 2021 when 11 pilgrims set off on a five-day trek after receiving a blessing from Bishop Bill at St John's Chapel in Maitland.

Kobe bounces back IMAGE Aurora

Kobe bounces back

July 07, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

It only takes a few minutes spent with eight-year-old Kobe Duck to be captivated by his cheeky grin and adventurous spirit.

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On the road to education

July 07, 2021 Sean Scanlon

Spaces in early education centres across the region were sparse back in 2015 and parents were crying out for help.

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