The Statistic

26th July, 2017
Number of Australians who have more than one job: Estimated at 763,200
Source: ABS

 

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Moments

26th July, 2017
RESIGNED: From Cabinet, Australian Senator Matt Canavan after revelations the Italian Government considered him an Italian citizen, a fact which would make him ineligible to sit in Australia's Federal Parliament.
DIED: 
World famous Australian Indigenous musician Dr G Yunupingu, at the age of 46.
APPEARED: Cardinal George Pell in a Melbourne court where his lawyer said he will plead not guilty to charges of historical sexual offences.

 

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Essays

As US company Three Square Market offers its employees the option of injecting a microchip under their skin to automate everything from navigate security and buy lunch in the staff canteen, MAL FLETCHER raises some red flags...

MICHEL SIDIBÉ, executive director of UNAIDS, says faith communities continue to have an important role to play in responding to the HIV crisis, especially in the global south...

After four years of Australia's offshore asylum seeker detention program, SUSAN ANDERSON, of World Vision Australia, says it's high time those being held on Manus Island and Nauru were brought to Australia...

They Said It

"I am disappointed in the attorney general. He should not have recused himself...If he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me prior to taking office and I would have quite simply picked somebody else.”
- US President Donald Trump speaking about Attorney General Jeff Sessions in comments to reporters at the White House, referring to Mr Sessions' decision to recuse himself from overseeing the FBI’s Russia investigation (as quoted on CNN)

 

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This Week on the Web

22nd May, 2017
In an article written for the Lausanne Movement's Lausanne Global Analysis, SAM GEORGE looks at whether God is turning the refugee crisis in Europe into one of the "greatest mission opportunities". Read Is God Reviving Europe Through Refugees?...

 

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The Word Explained

24th July, 2017
Hagia Sophia: Refers to Jesus as God's "holy wisdom".

 

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The Confessions of X

For June and July, 2017, we're reading Suzanne M Wolfe's historical novel The Confessions of X. To buy the book, follow this link - The Confessions of X.

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