National News

Film Review: David Stratton, a cinematic life

Monday 13 March 2017

Peter W. Sheehan, Australian Catholic Office for Film and Broadcasting
This Australian documentary, dedicated to David Stratton's friend, Paul Cox, provides a fascinating journey through Australian cinema, seen through the eyes of well-known film critic. It is a journey of discovery and shows the love of Australian cinema by David Stratton, who shares with us his experience, thoughts, and perceptions. Stratton is a person, who migrated to Australia in 1963. 

Dinia’s story – Love your neighbour

Monday 6 March 2017

By Caritas Australia (Photos: Richard Wainwright/Caritas Australia)
With the support of Caritas Australia, women like Dinia are overcoming the challenges of poverty in the Philippines. Pregnant with her fifth child when her husband died unexpectedly, Dinia lost not just her partner, but the financial security his job at the mines brought. She was in a very vulnerable position.