“BEING BUSINESS LIKE SO THAT YOU CAN BE CHARITABLE.” REV DR. GORDON MOYES, A.M., B.A., LL.D., Litt.D., D.D., F.R.G.S., F.A.I.M., F.A.I.C.D., M.A.C.E.. “BEING BUSINESS LIKE SO THAT YOU CAN BE CHARITABLE.” I do not like the title: “BEING BUSINESS LIKE … Continue reading
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THE NAPC 12TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PERSONNEL CONSULTANTS. PARK GRAND MAY 1994 AUSTRALIA’S CHANGING WORKPLACE. REV DR. GORDON MOYES, A.M., B.A., LL.D., Litt.D., D.D., F.R.G.S., F.A.I.M., M.A.C.E.. SUPERINTENDENT, Wesley Mission, SYDNEY. (612) 267 5555. AUSTRALIA’S CHANGING WORKPLACE. … Continue reading
WHO DECIDES AFTER YOU ARE DEAD? This week the NSW Minister of Health Mrs Julian Skinner indicated she wanted community responses to how best handle the issue of the shortage of human organs after death. Although about 2 million Australians … Continue reading
HOUSING THE HOMELESS. Australia’s population is over 22million, comprising more than 8.4 million households. Viewed as a basic human right housing is a dominant feature of the economic and social landscape in Australia. The majority (68%) of households either own … Continue reading
A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF CHARLES DARWIN. Many Christians are dismayed to see an anti-Charles Darwin presentation presented by some religious fundamentalists in Parliament House this week. For a better understanding of Charles Darwin read: http://www.gordonmoyes.com/2009/02/19/how-were-we-created-2/
ELECTING MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT IN NEW SOUTH WALES
In NSW, State Government elections are held on the fourth Saturday in March every four years. At State elections, the people of NSW elect Members of Parliament to represent them in the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council. After the election the political party, or coalition of parties, that has the majority of Members elected to the Legislative Assembly, becomes the Government.
WHY VOTE IN THE STATE ELECTIONS?
Australia is a representative democracy where people elect representatives to speak in parliament and make decisions on their behalf. Voting for a person who represents your views allows you to have a say in the laws passed, and decisions made, in parliament. Voting at elections is compulsory in all Australian elections. Compulsory voting was introduced in 1924 and first used in the 1925 elections. Voting is by secret ballot. South Australia and Victoria were the first places to use the secret ballot in 1856. NSW introduced the secret ballot in 1858. Continue reading
Definition of euthanasia
Legality of euthanasia in Australia
What do we believe?
Arguments in support of legalising euthanasia
Organisations who support euthanasia
Arguments opposed to legalising euthanasia
Organisations who oppose legalising euthanasia
How to help yourself
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Parents are right to be concerned over the future of scripture classes being taught in NSW public schools. The NSW Government is conducting a trial of non-Christian, non-religious ethics classes as an alternative to scripture classes. Ethics is the study of how we behave, how we develop our personal morality, the basis of judgements we make on right and wrong, our understanding of justice and virtue in the context of how we live. Ethics is fundamental to every major religion and every sacred scripture. Continue reading
Assisted suicide is the common term for controversial actions by which an individual helps another person die upon their wanting to do so —a concept almost always reserved for people who are terminally ill. “Assistance” may mean providing one with the means (drugs or equipment) to end their own lives, but may extend to other actions. (Wikipedia) Continue reading
There has been a great deal of attention on domestic violence lately, including the tragedy of unborn babies who are killed during attacks on their mothers, and the often overlooked area of male victims. What are the indicators that tension … Continue reading