The Great Christmas Awakening

Boxing Day 1903 saw 40,000 people in Wales, mainly miners go to Cardiff for a big celebration and many of them ended up all the worse for their drinking. Boxing Day 1904 saw only...

Australia’s First Newspaper – Robert Howe

Australia’s First Newspaper – Robert Howe Our History and the Christian Connection Perched on a stool, bent over trays of typeset, Robert Howe was just eight years old when the King’s Representative inspected the...

Aboriginal Activist – Bill Ferguson

Bill Ferguson (1882-1950) Our History and the Christian Connection INSPIRING ABORIGINAL CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER. Furious at being ignored by both political parties, Bill Ferguson resigned from the Labor Party and stood as an Independent...

Mr Eternity – Arthur Stace

On New Year’s Eve 1999, an estimated 2 billion television viewers around the world watched Sydney’s spectacular millennium celebrations.  Sydney was to host the Olympic Games in 2000 and the city was the centre...

ANZAC – ‘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....

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