One of the hugely negative consequences of the current pandemic (apart from the obvious issues of people dying, being sick and people and businesses struggling financially), is that we are now very much a divided nation. State against State Region… Read More ›
Today is Clean Up Australia Day. Made me think about what else we could do, apart from picking up rubbish – although that is awesome, to indeed truly Clean Up Australia. Some of the things on my list are tongue… Read More ›
The ALP Announced Today The Biggest Issue Facing Australia Right Now And It’s Possibly Not What You Think?
The Australian Labor Party today said that the very first bill it will introduce in Parliament, should it win office this weekend, is that of same-sex marriage. This post is not entirely about Marriage Equality…..I am just disappointed that the… Read More ›
Peter Pilt’s Thoughts on the High Court’s Decision on Asylum Seekers and Indeed on Asylum Seekers in General: Aren’t we Better Than This as a Nation?
The High Court of Australia today (3rd Feb 2016) ruled that Australia’s offshore detention of Asylum Seekers was lawful. The implication of this decision among other things is: Offshore processing of Asylum Seekers on Manus Island and Nauru will continue…. Read More ›
At times you hear the statement that Australia is founded on the Judeo-Christian Ethic. What does this actually mean? Former Australian Federal Treasurer Peter Costello made a speech back in 2004 at a National Thanksgiving Service about this and I think it’s… Read More ›
National Others Week is coming up on the 1st November 2015 and I read this touching story this morning and I thought this is the essence of National Others Week. Kindness can change the world. This Grandma Waved to These… Read More ›
Today the Turnbull Government announced a $100 million package to combat Domestic Violence in Australia. Australian police deal with an estimated 657 domestic violence matters on average every day of the year. That’s one every two minutes. Those figures are based… Read More ›
I fully support the call for the recognition of Indigenous Australians in the Constitution and related changes. (Picture above is of myself as Senior Pastor of Nowra City Church, praying for Indigenous Australians, represented by those who were Indigenous Australians… Read More ›