In the past, the supply of alcohol to minors at private parties hasn’t required parental consent, allowing some parents and older students to host parties with alcohol without having to face any consequences for getting other children drunk. Thanks to the hard work of parent Sam Menezes, a change to the Liquor Legislation Act was… [Read more…]
The 21st of August 2015 will see the running of the Australian Parents Council (APC) seminar in Adelaide. This half day event, commencing at 12 PM features two prominent keynote speakers, the Minister for Education and Training, the Honorable Christopher Pyne, MP and Leading Australian economist and social commentator on innovation, Nicholas Gruen. These two speakers… [Read more…]
Religion classes from school now just a distant memory? Do you wish there was a less formal environment than church to study biblical stories and find the deeper meaning of the Catholic scripture? If this is the case, the Maranatha Centre for Adult Faith Formation are the adult faith education agency of the Catholic Archdiocese… [Read more…]
The Geraldton Regional Conference, the first of three regional conferences planned for 2015, was hosted on Saturday 20th at St Francis Xavier School. Despite cold, rainy conditions, a group of highly motivated, passionate parents and educators attended the event where the member for Geraldton, Ian Blayney MLA delivered the opening address before Phoebe Joyce, from… [Read more…]
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