Reconciliation Week

"More than a word, Reconciliation takes action." National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how… Read More »Reconciliation Week

Trinity Sunday

For Reflection "You see the Trinity if you see love." St Augustine The Feast of the Trinity celebrates the loving, interdependent relationships and communion we are called into as daughters… Read More »Trinity Sunday

1992: High Court Decision in the Mabo Case

This year marks the 29th anniversary of the Mabo Decision where six out of seven High Court judges agreed that the Meriam people held traditional ownership of the lands of Mer in the Torres Strait. Eddie Koiki Mabo successfully argued that his family’s ancestral land was not owned by the Crown. This landmark decision in the High Court of Australia overturned ‘terra nullius’, an understanding that Australia was empty land belonging to no one before British occupation.