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Former Prime Minister John Howard on the Queen, Australia and Sport

“Our sense of balance has defined us as a nation and will safeguard our future.” Australia’s 25th prime minister chats about his new book.

‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and Other Kids’ Classics, Now in First Nations Languages

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation’s Book Supply program has seen more than 120,000 books gifted to remote indigenous communities in 2022 alone.

Explainer: Why Has the “Anglican Church Split”?

The issue of same-sex marriage has caused a deep, dividing rift within the Anglican Church in Australia. Mike Crooks explains.

Australia’s Christian History Takes Centre Stage in New Book

Dr Paul Roe’s book ‘Tell Me Another: A Storyteller’s Search for Australia’s Lost Faith’ looks at the importance of sharing everyone’s stories.

Did You Tick ‘No Religion’ in the Census?

The decline in Australia of those who call themselves Christian has been remarkable over the past decade. The past five decades has seen a dramatic drop.

Millennials Overtake Boomers to be Australia’s Largest Generation

The Millennials’ demographic size is such that they have now overtaken the Baby Boomers to be Australia’s largest generation.

Exploring the Link Between Population Growth and Property Prices

Over the last two years, the key factors driving Australia’s population growth have all fallen. What does that mean for property prices into the future?

NAIDOC Week Encourages an All-In Community Celebration

Pastor Willie Dumas says NAIDOC week is important as it unites us together to create change, and teaches us more about how we can learn from one another.

Energy Crisis Explained: “A Dangerous Storm”

At the height of winter, an energy crisis has gripped Australia’s East Coast. Here is why, and what’s in store for the future.

The Case For Keeping Religion in Politics

Whether your preferred party won the recent election or not, remember that political parties don’t have ultimate authority, that is the place of God.

What Pandemic? Australians Return to Worship in Church

With lockdowns perhaps a thing of the past, religious services have seen numbers of the faithful steadily returning to more normal sizes.

Melbourne set to become Australia’s largest city – McCrindle

Melbourne is set to pass the 6 million population mark at the end of the decade – overtaking Sydney to become Australia’s largest city.

Dylan Alcott: Our Sporting Superstar Shining a Light on Disability in Australia

Developing Australian Communities co-founder River Night said he admired Dylan for the way he handled his Australian of the Year victory.

Two Women’s Bold Take on Reconciliation

It’s National Reconciliation Week and two Australians want to change the way we think about unifying the country.

Australia, A Global Leader in Unity

Although 2020 presented unforeseen challenges, it saw Australians come together to show the mateship we are known for. 

Flight Path to Recovery: Government’s Half-Price Holiday Sale

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a $1.2 billion tourism support package, which includes offering half-price airline fares to Aussie hotspots.

Perhaps Australia is the Lucky Country After All

Despite the challenges presented in 2020, 85% of Australians say that they are happy when they think about their life overall.

Life After COVID: Christian Groups Unite to Pave the Way Forward

In an overwhelming display of support, Australian Christian groups have pledged their commitment to the Prime Minister to help with the nation’s recovery.