Writing From the Heart

Writing From the Heart

Writing From the Heart We were inspired by the Silver Wattle Quaker Centre online course, Writing from the Heart, led by Kerry O’Regan, in which we had been gently invited to let our writing become courageous. While living a couple of hundred kilometres apart, a...
Know Your Friend: Rosemary Epps

Know Your Friend: Rosemary Epps

Born as the Japanese surrendered 75 years ago, I was an unwitting beneficiary of the promise of peace. Eight months later, my father returned from repatriating sick prisoners of war. He settled into general practice in Sydney with a friend from PNG days, and the...

Burning Ears

Peter Burton, Queensland Regional Meeting A few weekends ago I was a delegate at the Queensland ALP State Conference. I had submitted a resolution to change policy re the confinement of refugees on Manus and Nauru, and after some consultations I reached a compromise...

QSA Notes: Refugees at home and abroad

Friends may recall that QSA received a bequest enabling support of refugees and asylum seekers, both here in Australia and overseas. In this edition of QSA Notes, we thought we would share some of the projects supported from the bequest. From Tasmania Regional Meeting...