Archive for January, 2015

Frontier Services Chair, Rev. Gregor Henderson, awarded AM

Frontier Services Chair, Rev. Gregor Henderson, awarded AM

Reverend Gregor Henderson AM was recognised during the 2015 Australia Day honours, becoming a Member of the Order of Australia. Gregor received the award in the General Division for “significant service to the community through executive and ministerial roles in the Uniting Church in Australia, and through interfaith initiatives.” Gregor has been involved in the …

On ya bike!

On ya bike!

  Meekatharra is a small town in Western Australia, nestled into the landscape some 771 kilometres north-east of Perth. Once centred in a gold mining region, the town today is better known as a transit hub for livestock. While the Royal Flying Doctor Service and School of the Air have a home in the town, …

School’s in – Educating kids in remote Australia

School’s in – Educating kids in remote Australia

In the bush, no day is 9-5. On a remote property, families rise early and finish late. Everything fits around the work that has to be done to sustain the family’s income. Throw into the mix raising a family and the education of children and there are a whole lot of extra challenges that families …