Federal redress legislation

PENNY MULVEY The federal government introduced legislation for a national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse in institutions in Parliament late last month.

Remote reading

The Aboriginal Literacy Foundation’s Northern Australian Books and Library project aims to support more than 120 schools in remote Australia.

Bring poverty into the open

Community service agencies in Launceston – Tasmania’s second largest city – are reporting a significant spike in calls for emergency relief support this year.

Triumph of light

For the rest of Thursday don’t be shy about wishing any Hindu people you know “Happy Diwali” (the ‘w’ has a ‘v’ sound), and certainly do so if you run into Kirit Kapadia.

Gagebrook fights back after fire

The Bridgewater-Gagebrook Uniting Church centre has bounced back quickly from the devastating impact of the recent deliberately-lit fire.

Faith traditions unite to oppose assisted dying Bill

In what was described as an unprecedented event, leading Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish and Sikh bodies have jointly signed and delivered a statement to Victoria’s Deputy Premier James Merlino opposing the st