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Ride for a Reason

Michael Worker took up cycling in 2020 during the first Covid-19 lockdown in Victoria. Frustrated at being cooped up in his house all the...
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Gratitude your way into the New Year

There is no time like the end of the year that stirs our interest in self-improvement. Many of us are thinking of the new...
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The First Christmas Gift-Giver

In writing this article, I asked a handful of people what the worst thing they had ever received for Christmas was. The answers I...
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What COVID has taught us about sharing our emotions—and why now’s...

Although they were only two-and-a-half years ago, the first months of the COVID pandemic and ensuing lockdowns seem like a distant past. We have – perhaps intentionally...
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Hamstrung by belief

Holding to your convictions becomes harder in difficult circumstances. But many sports stars have to walk that line.
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The Greatest love

Sacrifice always costs something but sometimes the cost is worth it to make the world a better place.
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Solving the World Cup Puzzle

Not sure how to feel about this year’s football World Cup? Here is some information that can help you decide.
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The mistakes parents make with their own parents

I just got back from the funeral of a fifty-four-year-old mother who left behind a grieving teenager. His father told how the boy wanted...
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These megatrends will change our world

A recent CSIRO report identifies seven "global megatrends" shaping the twenty-first century. Are we prepared?
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DANCING ON THE GRAVESTONE OF CHRISTIANITY

The 2021 National Census records makes sobering reading. Figures released last Tuesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveal that the number of Australians...
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From boot-less boy to life-changing footballer

It’s been described as one of the best stories in Australia, if not the world—but few people have heard it. This is the story of Sir Doug Nicholls, the man some called "the perfect footballer".
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They call it poppy love

The face of drug addiction is changing. From the seedy associations of the '70s and '80s, today thousands of people are dependent on prescription medication. What can be done in the face of this growing epidemic?