The Father of the Nation – Alfred Deakin

Our History and our Christian Connection Alfred Deakin – 2ND, 5TH and 7th Australian Prime Minister Two men were walking down a street in Melbourne CBD late one afternoon in 1878, deep in conversation....

‘Banjo’ Paterson

ANZAC – Egypt – ‘Banjo’ Paterson Our History and the Christian Connection Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson The line of horses struggled in the soft burning sand, their fetlocks sinking deep in the desert hills....

Prison Reform

Prison Reform Our History and the Christian Connection Elizabeth Fry In a dark, crammed room, the dampness rises like an invisible oppressive enemy, piercing every joint and bone; whilst the foul stench of urine,...

The Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge Our History and the Christian Connection John Job Crew Bradfield Australia’s iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge is recognised around the world. On May 28th 2000 a milestone was reached as 250,000...

Five Dollar Note – Queen Elizabeth ll

Five Dollar Note Our History and the Christian Connection Queen Elizabeth ll – Longest serving English monarch Did you know that Queen Elizabeth II had two ceremonies to mark the beginning of her public office?...

Labour Day

LABOUR DAY Our History and the Christian Connection William Guthrie Spence. The crack as the first musket went off was like a clap of strange thunder. ‘Gid doon, boyo! Thair feering…’ A rough hand...

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