Australia’s Indigenous Heritage: Report on Forum

Australia’s Indigenous Heritage: Report on Forum David Purnell, Canberra Regional Meeting Background There have been ongoing examples of Indigenous heritage sites being damaged or disturbed by development, urbanisation and adverse use of land. This has occurred...

My response to receiving an OAM award in 2019

Barrie Pittock OAM, Victoria Regional Meeting Barrie is now 81 years old and has a little memory loss. However, here is brief account of why he received an OAM award for his work on Indigenous matters. He is probably better known for his climate science work, but he...

Know thy Friend: Barrie and Diana Pittock

Barrie Pittock  I came in touch with Quakers when called up for National Service Training in 1956. I was brought up attending a Presbyterian Sunday school, but came into conflict with the minister over the fact that Jesus said to “love your enemies”, yet Scots Church...

Editorial

George Fox asked the question “What canst thou say?”  In this issue we look at what the Religious Society of Friends in Australia can say today. This year we have made some important corporate statements, and we have included three of them in this issue, with some...