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One person’s story

Rev Graham Slaughter, minister for the Leichhardt Patrol in the Presbytery of the Downs, describes his experience with mental health for Queensland Mental Health Week. As a patrol minister, I regularly visit with people living on properties and in rural communities. Some of the people I visit suffer from a mental illness although this is seldom immediately obvious and might ...

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Moderator’s Musing – 9 September

Queensland Synod moderator, Rev David Baker. Photo: Ben Rogers

It’s been a challenging weekend for us in South East Queensland. Bushfires of an intensity that were traditionally only experienced south of the border have loomed over our towns and burnt out one of our iconic areas. A place of heart-restoring memories is ruined. And the weather forecasters say we’re looking at a dry, hot summer. UnitingCare has already deployed ...

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