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SPD Health Initiatives

01 Aug 2018

We have a number of new exciting initiatives that we would like you to promote in your Union & Conference through your newsletter, local church bulletins, digital media etc.   The Live More Project  (Australia & New Zealand only) We have had numerous members asking us how they can do the Live More Project, so…

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ADRA Appeal 2018

01 Aug 2018

The 2018 “Community Engagement” Opportunity Largely untapped, ADRA’s Knocktober Appeal provides an excellent “community engagement”* opportunity. Not only can it provide a one-on-one introduction to church neighbors but it is a ready-made vehicle for a humanitarian partnership. The term “Knocktober” Appeal was introduced because door-knocking is still the most effective way of collecting for ADRA’s…

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Sanitarium Scholarship for Year 12 Students

31 Jul 2018

Scholarship opportunity for Year 12 students with Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing. This is your chance to get 50 per cent  payment of university fees (HECS), 10-15 weeks paid internship, mentoring by industry professionals and career opportunities upon graduation. Visit www.sanitariumscholarship.com for more! Applications open 1 August to 30 September 2018. Available for Australian and New Zealand resident students only. …

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ADRA Australia Accreditation

15 Jun 2018

Published: 15 June 2018 ADRA Australia has been granted full accreditation from the Australian government for another five years. The accreditation, through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), means ADRA is eligible to receive annual government funding for development projects. The accreditation process is lengthy and rigorous, designed to ensure NGOs are compliant…

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Debut Lifestyle Medicine Summit 2018 | Book Now!

13 Jun 2018

Published 13 June 2018 We would like to invite you to our debut Lifestyle Medicine Summit for the South Pacific Division to be held at the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical Education Centre from 7-9 September 2018. Our aim is to share the Comprehensive Health Strategy and inspire, equip and empower our Church Leaders, Pastors, Health Professionals and Members to…

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33nd National Christian Family Conference

08 Jun 2018

It’s just over 5 weeks until July 16, 17 – the dates for the 2018 National Christian Family Conference. We sincerely thank all those who have already registered for the conference (including 14 from Fiji!). Our Early Bird special finishes at midnight on Monday, June 11 so if you haven’t registered why not do so…

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Singles Ministry Changes Name

28 May 2018

The Australian Union, in dialogue with key singles ministry personnel from around Australia, has agreed to rename singles ministries to Adventist Connect. In addition to this, the Union is in the process of forming a national leadership team and an Adventist Connect committee. Date: 28 May 2018

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NSW Modern Slavery Petition

23 Apr 2018

NSW – With Your Help Slavery Can End! The deprivation of someone’s liberty is a serious injustice. Conservative estimates reveal 40 million human beings are trapped in an exploitative supply chain in the world today. But your signature can help to defeat the tragedy of modern slavery – Print off the petition and sign today! Why now?…

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Commentary: Regulating’ Cannabis

23 Apr 2018

COMMENTARY | Regulating’ Cannabis:              The legalisation of yet another psychotropic toxin – Really? “Permission empowered models of drug policy interpretation are driving demand for drug use – NOT prohibition models. The ‘law’ is not what ruins lives, it’s those who tear down that protective fence to simply ‘get wasted’,…

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Sydney Christian Singles: Snow Camp

19 Apr 2018

 SNOW CAMP Just a reminder that Applications for Snow Camp now have extended time to close now May 20th however any cancellations must be made before May 14 in order to receive a refund. Link is below for easy access to SNSW Conference website to do your registration. Payment is by credit card at time…

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