Listen to the story of Isaac Newton. He was a scientific genius and devout Christian who revolutionised our view of the universe. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 28May17.
Eugene Veith started with nothing, was successful in business, and helped many with his wealth. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 23Apr17. Story brought to us by Brett Peatman.
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Listen again to the story of Elizabeth Macquarie, wife of Governor Lachlan Macquarie in early Australian history. She founded the oldest organisation in Australia, the Bible Society. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 9Apr17.
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Listen again to the story of droughts in Australia in the 1830s and 1890s. In the 1830s Governor Gipps called for Christian prayer and the drought lifted. Story recounted by Graham McLennan. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 19Feb17
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Listen to the story of Mary Glowrey. Mary Glowrey was a Catholic Christian who went to India after the first World War and spent her working life caring for the sick there. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on Southern FM 88.3 on 8Jan17
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On Songs of Hope on 18Jun17 we played the track “The voice of the Australian flag” by John Downes. Yesterday, the 3rd of September, was Australian National Flag Day, celebrating the launch of Australia’s flag on 3Sep1901. On 1Jan1901 Australia became an independent nation, independent of Britain without a shot being fired. On 9Sep1901 our first Federal parliament met at the Royal Exhibition Buildings in Melbourne.
Listen again to the life story of William Stawell. He founded Victoria in Australia in the 1850s. He was a Christian who made a difference.
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