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...

Editorial

At the Manchester Conference in 1895, William Charles Braithwaite made a suggestion that must have astonished many faithful Quakers – that it was possible that “in the fields of music, art and literature and in others, Friends may witness to the Glory of God and...
Sailing into Country: Educator in Action

Sailing into Country: Educator in Action

David Carline, Queensland Regional Meeting I realised at last that I was an educator when I was 50. I got a job as a researcher working at the University of Queensland. We produced a little journal called The Aboriginal Child at School. What I thought everyone knew...