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The book that took 74 years to make

Friday, August 17, 2018

Some 74 years after a publisher first expressed interest, Signs Publishing has published the missionary stories of Rose-Marie Radley’s father Jack, a medical boat captain in the heyday of the Seventh-day Adventist mission fleet in the South Seas.

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A cynical politics of medical neglect

Friday, August 3, 2018

The provision of healthcare for refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru is beset by problems—inbuilt inefficiencies, poor governance and quality processes and obstruction that delays care in some instances for years. Nathan Brown and Dr Sara Townend argue the regime is unacceptable and untenable.

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Armed Man more about peace and hope

Friday, June 1, 2018

It might be called The Armed Man but the piece by Welsh composer Sir Karl Jenkins that Avondale Conservatorium presents tomorrow evening (Saturday, June 2) is actually anti-war.

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Keen wit now a living book

Thursday, April 5, 2018

The former Lakes Mail editor shared stories from his journalism career as one of the living books at Avondale’s free Human Library on April 7.