Doctorate awarded to Robin Mann
Lutheran songwriter and pastoral musician Robin Mann has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree by the University of Divinity.
Yirara College honoured with royal visit
Yirara College was honoured to be chosen to host His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG GCVO, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, acknowledging the 60th anniversary of the award in Australia.
Three cheers for ‘The Lutheran’
‘The Lutheran’ has collected another three awards, picking up two silver and one bronze at the Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) conference dinner, held in Christchurch, New Zealand
Barossa school wins national industry award
South Australia’s Redeemer Lutheran School located in Nuriootpa in the Barossa Valley was recognised recently at the Australian Education Awards, winning the national award for Innovation in Learning Environment Design.
Docker River faith leader honoured with OAM
by Malcolm Willcocks
Pantjiti Unkari McKenzie from Docker River has been honoured with the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for her service with the Indigenous communities of the Northern Territory.
Lutheran Nurse of the Year award launched
The Lutheran Nurses Association of Australia (LNAA) has established a Lutheran Nurse of the Year award. The recipient will be announced each year on International Nurses Day (12 May), beginning next year.
Trailblazer has a faith foundation
by Eleanor Long
Dorothy Hamilton (nee Nuske) was born in Rainbow, in the northwest of Victoria, in 1926. Dorothy was born blind. ‘Not vision-impaired’, she insists, ‘totally blind!’
ALC marks new academic year
To mark the new academic year, staff, students and members of the wider church community attended Australian Lutheran College’s (ALC) opening lecture on 25 February 2019.
Lutherans honoured in Australia Day list
LCA members Dorothy Hamilton, Bernie MacKenzie and The Honourable Warren Truss have been recognised in the Australia Day 2019 Honours List.
Luther book shortlisted for top award
by Amelia Dawkins
Dr Mark Worthing’s book, Martin Luther: A Wild Boar in the Lord’s Vineyard, has been shortlisted for the 2018 Australian Christian Book of the Year.