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Upside to Down

April 07, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

Molly Drinkwater recently took to a stage and in front of a crowd of more than 1,000 peers proudly declared “people with Down syndrome have hopes, dreams and interests … just like you.”

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Putting Others First

April 06, 2021 Kaylene Maretich

At St Therese’s Primary School in New Lambton, many of us have family or friends who were affected by the bushfires of 2019-2020, COVID restrictions and the associated job losses, and more recently, flooding rains.

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Listen for the diversity

March 19, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

After completing a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) at the University of Newcastle in 1992 and then postgraduate studies in Communications and Media at the University of Technology, Sydney, in 1995, Helen Kapalos continued on to an impressive career in broadcast journalism.

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Talking the talk is second nature

March 18, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

Arriving at school in Australia and not understanding English is a learning difference, not a learning difficulty.

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Learning to live together

March 17, 2021 Darrell Croker

Newcastle’s university is a microcosm of the city’s broader cultural diversity and at its hub is the multifaith chaplaincy, which has a greater variety of backgrounds than any other campus in Australia.

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Douse burnout blues

March 17, 2021 Kelly Pavan

Most of us looked forward to putting 2020 to bed on New Year’s Eve, celebrating the end of one of the most globally challenging years in living history, and hoping for better times to come in 2021. Unsurprisingly, it turns out that COVID-19 didn’t take this as a hard deadline.

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Keeping on

March 17, 2021 Elizabeth Hellwig OP

The sun peaked through the clouds to shine on an assembly of Dominican nuns gathered at the Calvary Mt Carmel Retirement home in Maitland recently, to celebrate Mary Clare Innes’s 100th birthday.

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Recognise the multicultural in all of us

March 17, 2021 Stefania Paolini

Harmony Day celebrates the new and old faces of modern multicultural Australia and recognises our highs and lows.

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