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....

Jesus of Nazareth

JESUS of Nazareth and the Hindu, Muslim and Christian Connections If one goes and googles ‘the best known person ever’, the name of Jesus comes up in numerous searches. What do we know about...

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?...

NAIDOC

NAIDOC Our History and the Christian Connection William Cooper – Bill Ferguson – Aboriginal Activists NAIDOC represents the National Aboriginal and Islanders Day Observance Committee and is celebrated each year. NAIDOC WEEK is a very...

William Dampier

WILLIAM DAMPIER – Explorer Our History and the Christian Connection Who are they? The dark skinned Aboriginals could not believe what they were seeing. They look human but they look so pale, so ghost...

The First Fleet

The FIRST FLEET Our History and the Christian Connection Captain Arthur Phillip The animals were taken on board two by two. Sound familiar? Well would you believe, this is what happened as Captain Arthur...

Safe Work Australia

SAFE WORK AUSTRALIA Our History and the Christian Connection Bob Mellows. A smouldering fire in a timber pumphouse deep underground led to one of the greatest mine disasters in Australian history. It also led...

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