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Walk to stop the wild side

  • Jul 20, 2020

Taree CatholicCare Area Manager Kathryn Kent wants us all to do a runner and take a stand against violence this August-September. Ms Kent is sending out an open invitation for participants in the Run Against Violence virtual team challenge, where mem…

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Implement these strategies for stability

  • Jul 15, 2020

Making sense of an unstable environment and managing the resulting emotions can be difficult and confronting. The sense of feeling exhausted and overwhelmed by all that we are faced with can cause us to feel numb, anxious or off-kilter. Recognise the…

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Rugby helped me to belong

  • Jul 13, 2020

By her own admission Courtney Currie was “hard to handle” as a child but after taking up rugby union in high school the description now applies to the star player‘s on-field talents as she works towards a coveted Australian jersey. The highly motivat…

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Recognition and support required

  • Jul 07, 2020

The disproportionate incarceration rates of Indigenous people in Australia is an issue that cannot be understated. The current statistics tell us that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are in prison at 29-times the rate of non-Aboriginal p…

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CatholicCare’s Winter Appeal 2020

  • Jun 26, 2020

This year, the most vulnerable people across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle are struggling more than ever. The onset of winter, coupled with the impact that COVID-19 has had on people’s lives including record high unemployment rates means people n…

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The art of persuasion

  • Jun 24, 2020

Aristotle articulated the concept of persuasion more than 2000 years ago. He appreciated that no matter how knowledgeable or skilled someone is, it does them little good if they cannot convince others of their viewpoint. And wouldn’t we all like to b…

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