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Spring 2012

01 August 2012


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Catholics and the environment

02 August 2012 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

Catholics and the environmentDiscussion of the environment can be a turn off. The topic is vast and complicated, and it raises high passions.


How green are you? (For younger students)

01 August 2012 | Staff

A green quiz for younger students


How green are you?

02 August 2012 | Abbie Benci

ARTICLETime to take our environment questionnaire, and see how you stack up on the green scale. When you've done the quiz, go back over your answers and count how many times you selected A, B, C or D.


Five fun ways to live green

01 August 2012 |

5 fun ways to live greenDoes caring for the environment have to be a chore? Our guest editors hit the streets with photographer Peter Casamento to see if living green can be fun.


Editorial

01 August 2012 | Jessica Ali and Anushki De Cruze

Spring - my favourite time of the year. Everything is just starting to come back to life after the long winter stretch, and nature is in its full glory.


Young Journalist Award Junior Winner: Monsignor White

01 August 2012 | Macey Gillman

John White is an everyday person with an inspiring story. His life shows a priest's faith and devotion.


Young Journalist Award Intermediate Winner: The Cartwheeling Cleric

01 August 2012 | Nicholas McCallum

'Go tell your friends that!' Father Brendan proclaimed after cartwheeling across the sanctuary. Mass was in full swing and so was he.


Young Journalist Award Senior Winner: New hope

01 August 2012 | Abbey Ford

Inspirational Broome woman Maggie Nolan talks to Abbey Ford about her work as a volunteer nurse in India.


Koalas need our help (Lower primary: year 3 to 4)

01 August 2012 | Staff

A lower primary version of the article ‘A national icon endangered’


Koalas need our help (Upper primary year 5 - 6)

01 August 2012 | Staff


An upper primary version of the article ‘A national icon endangered’


A green school - (Lower primary: year 3 to 4)

01 August 2012 | Staff

A lower primary version of the article ‘A sustainable school’


A green school (Upper primary: year 5 to 6)

01 August 2012 | Staff

An upper primary version of the article ‘A sustainable school’


How did we get here? (Lower primary 3 to 4)

01 August 2012 | Staff

A lower primary version of the article ‘How did we get here?’


How did we get here? (Upper primary 5 to 6)

01 August 2012 | Staff

An upper primary version of the article ‘How did we get here?’


A sustainable school

02 August 2012 | Victoria Fogarty

Sustainable school Conscious of their impact on the environment, schools are making sure they are more sustainable in their practices, while passing on important lessons to students.


A day in the life

02 August 2012 | Molly Hancock

A day in the life We often forget how important water is to our daily life. Doreen Vella and Molly Hancock take a look at water's impact on the life of an Australian teenager, and compare it to the experiences of a teenager in East Timor.


A national icon in danger

02 August 2012 | Doreen Vella

A national icon in dangerThe Koala population in Australia is decreasing at a rapid rate. Is this what we want to happen to one of our most loved animals?


The heart of the land

02 August 2012 | Jessica Ali

The heart of the land What can we learn about environmental issues from the first Australians?


Confessions of a serial polluter

02 August 2012 | Anushki De Cruze

Confessions of a serial polluterWaiting for a sign from God might not be the best option.


A say in our future

02 August 2012 | Grace Hamilton

A say in our futureYoung people have just as much at stake on environmental issues as anyone. Their voices should be heard.


How did we get here?

02 August 2012 | Abbie Benci

How did we get here? Just what would our environment look like if we jumped in a time machine and travelled back through history? Is the story of civilisation a story of environmental degradation, or is it more complicated than that?


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