Tag Archive for: open house

Secular Activists Make A Lot Of Assumptions About Christian Schools

By: Anne Rinaudo

Can Christian schools maintain their beliefs and approach the issue of gay students and teachers with compassion, tolerance and understanding? It is a hotly contested issue that has roared back on to front pages since a leak from the Ruddock Inquiry Into Religious Freedom. Read more

Genetics, God and the Future of Humanity

By: Anne Rinaudo

Dr Denis Alexander from Cambridge University, is a neuroscientist who believes passionately in both the biblical doctrine of creation and the coherence of evolutionary theory. He was recently in Australia to deliver the 2018 New College Lectures, “Genetics: God and the Future of Humanity”. This year marks the 25th year of the New College Lectures. Read more

The President Will See You Now – A Memoir

By: Anne Rinaudo

President Ronald Reagan chose Peggy Grande to work at his side for 10 years, and together they created a powerful partnership. Serving as his post-presidency Executive Assistant, Peggy had a front row seat to history and got to know Ronald Reagan the man, not just the president. Read more

Getting a Job on Newstart Is Harder than You Think

By: Anne Rinaudo

A majority of people on Newstart are being systematically excluded from paid employment, a recent report has found. The report by the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) and Jobs Australia has found that getting a job while on Newstart is harder than people think. Read more

Catholic Church says it “has learned, it is changing and it will continue to change.”

By: Anne Rinaudo

Catholic leaders have published a report responding to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. They have vowed that the Church’s shameful history will never be repeated. Read more

Micah Womens Delegation Advocates For Global Issues

By: Anne Rinaudo

Women leaders from across the denominations of Australia’s churches and Christian organisations came together late last month for a historic visit to Canberra. They were advocating for policies of justice and care for the world’s poor. Read more

How to Flourish at Work

By: Stephen O’Doherty

Why do we work? Ask around and you are likely to encounter more than a few strange, quizzical looks. Why would any sensible person even ask that question? We just have to, right? And to flourish at work, well that’s a nice idea, but… Read more

Hothouse Climate Change Will Make Parts of Earth Uninhabitable

By: Anne Rinaudo

An international study has found the Earth is at risk of entering a hothouse climate that could lead to global average temperatures of up to five degrees Celsius higher than pre-industrial temperatures and long-term rises in the sea level of between 10 and 60 metres.
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My Health Record – Opt In or Opt Out? The Pros and Cons

By: Anne Rinaudo

The opt out period for the My Health Record system will end on October 15. My Health Record is a Federal government initiative that aggregates all of your health data in one place. It has actually been operating for six years on an opt in basis and has about six million users. Read more

The Great Australian Divide – ‘Have’ and ‘Have Not’

By: Anne Rinaudo

A new UNSW, Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) study highlights inequality in our society – and how to fix it. The Inequality in Australia 2018 Report highlights the stark disparities between the haves and have nots in Australia and the impact it could have on society. ACOSS CEO Cassandra Goldie shared insights from the report on Open House. Read more