Yuggera Boys Home

Yuggera Boys Home

Yuggera Boys Home     Lindsay Vieth, Queensland Regional Meeting The gully on the Brisbane Meeting House land allows water to flow to Enoggera Creek, fed by Enoggera reservoir, and over a few ridges lies the Enoggera suburb. Enoggera is our clumsy White...
QSA Notes: Working with Indigenous Groups

QSA Notes: Working with Indigenous Groups

Jackie Perkins, QSA Executive Administrator Many meetings, TV news presentations, forums and conventions now begin with an acknowledgement of country, paying respect to First Nations Elders past, present and emerging. This is a relatively recent innovation, encouraged...
Friends, Witnessing and Privilege

Friends, Witnessing and Privilege

Friends, witnessing and priviledge     Greg Rolles, Queensland Regional Meeting In 2014, I was lucky enough to travel to Chicago and undertake a 4-week intensive training program with Christian Peacemaker Teams. My plan was to travel to Palestine later in...

Editorial

Editorial Regular on-line readers may have found that the Australian Friend was temporarily unavailable.  It has suffered a near death experience due to technical issues which I do not understand.  We are scrambling to get the March issue up in time. ...

Aboriginal Sovereignty

David Johnson, Queensland Regional Meeting Right relationship with the land and with Aboriginal people requires we acknowledge Aboriginal Sovereignty over Australia. This is not an easy thing for many to consider. For Aboriginal people Sovereignty is, in the words of...