OECD says Australia is the best, but…

Yesterday, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development launched an updated version of a report called Your Better Life Index. This report compares the performance of 36 countries using criteria such as life satisfaction, safety, health, housing, community and governance. Rather than just accepting the media good-news story that Australia is on … Continue reading

The difference between Climate and Weather

 Our Climate Commission has just released a report entitled The Critical Decade. These are the key messages from the report: There is no doubt that the climate is changing. The evidence is overwhelming and clear. We are already seeing the social, economic and environmental impacts of a changing climate. It … Continue reading

Vacancy: Padre Pio Parish Glenmore Park

During General Intercessions at Mass last weekend, we were asked to pray for the parishioners of Glenmore Park. You might remember this was where the presiding priest declared he had been married for a year. Now this started me wondering why exactly the parishioners needed our prayers? Because they had been … Continue reading