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Portraits of war

26 Jul 2014 | Sinead Goodfellow

Photojournalist Michael Coyne describes himself as a 'coward', but it hasn't stopped him plying his trade in some of the most dangerous places in the world. Sinead Goodfellow asks him about life as a war correspondent.


First on the scene

26 Jul 2014 | Sinead Goodfellow

Paul Villani is a full-time firefighter with the CFA, based at Patterson River in Victoria. We asked him about what it's like to have a job that can often mean putting your own safety on the line to help others.


‘Just doing a job'

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26 Jul 2014 | Emily Maney

Police officers continuously carry out incredible, heroic acts. When faced with a natural disaster, we count on them to show us the way and get us, as a community, out of danger.


A positive path to success

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26 Jul 2014 | Madeleine Kuyken

Sarah Wall has overcome injury and setbacks to become a successful netballer. We spoke to the Sydney Swifts player about the courage it takes to be a professional sportsperson.


AC Classroom: Turia Pitt’s inspiration to live

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26 Jul 2014 | Emily Maney

In September 2011, Turia Pitt participated in the 100km marathon in the Kimberly in Western Australia. Little did she, or the other competitors, know that a raging bush fire would cut their race short. 


Welcome

26 Jul 2014 | Michael McVeigh

Welcome to our special youth edition of Australian Catholics.


Confessions of a practising Catholic

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26 Jul 2014 | Neve Mahoney

It takes courage to be open about your faith at the risk of being ridiculed.


Young Journalist Award Intermediate Winner: Wheels in motion

26 Jul 2014 | Audrey Moore

It's a typical Monday morning at Our Lady of the Angels' School in Wavell Heights in Brisbane's north. Children are arriving and teachers are busily getting ready for the day. Handballs bounce playfully around the courtyard and sounds of teachers bustling about their classrooms fill the air. It's 8:10am and Kate Chellingworth is also busily preparing for the day ahead. But Kate is no ordinary school teacher. Kate is in a wheelchair.


Young Journalist Award Intermediate Runner-up: Road to freedom

26 Jul 2014 | Sophie Quoyle

Before moving to Australia at age four, my grandma Stefanie Moyle, travelled across the world with her family. They moved from one refugee camp to another after WWII ended and then finally set out for Australia, hoping for 'a completely different life'.


Young Journalist Award Junior Winner: Changing lives

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26 Jul 2014 | Grace Hennessy

Our year 6 teacher recently asked us to name people who we believed to be great leaders. Leaders who inspired us. Names of famous people rang out across our classroom that day. Indeed, each and every name deserved its place on our humble whiteboard in our year 6 classroom. However, I could not help but think of a man who is not famous, but has changed my life forever. This story is about an everyday hero, my year 5 teacher, Mr Lawrie Knott.


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