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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?
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Monkeypox out break: What is it and how can we prevent...

The disease remains limited almost entirely to animals, but has become noticeably more common among humans in recent years, explains biosecurity expert C Raina MacIntyre.
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Fleeing home: escaping the Ukraine-Russia war

It’s the second time I’ve had to leave everything behind and flee. I am a 27-year-old designer and I live in the city of...
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How to vote in an election season

When election season comes around, every party claims to be the best for the country and for you. In the midst of the confusion, how can you make your vote count?
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7 surprising facts about Chocolate Easter Eggs

Easter and chocolate Easter Eggs. You can’t have one without the other, right? Here’s seven things you might not know about your chocolate treats this Easter.
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Fear of war: how to soothe our hearts

When the fear of war overwhelms our thoughts, let us not forget that we are not alone, that God will end our suffering and give us a new and everlasting life.
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Porn at six: How to talk to kids about sex

Considering the many documented harms of pornography to children, and the reality that parents can't prevent exposure (even through careful monitoring), what can parents do?
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The Great Resignation

Recent statistics suggest many people are considering a career change. Before you hand in your resignation letter, there are a few things worth considering.
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How much is too much?

January has been a busy month for mergers in the technology industry. But are these consolidations good for the consumer, or troubling trend?
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Jumping High: The one who inspired me at the Olympics

Nicola McDermott’s silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was a historic and record-breaking moment for the country. But it was only the second most important thing to Nicola that day.