Rodney Rivers is a Bible translator for the Kriol speaking people of Northern Australia and is highly regarded in the church and society in Australia. He speaks a warning to Australia that also speaks to many other nations about the rise of false religions.
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Nick Vujicic (1982 – ) motivational speaker
If God can use a man without arms and legs to be His hands and feet, then He will certainly use any willing heart!
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Howard Quinlan (1931 – 2019) transport and freight specialist
Dr Howard Quinlan, with an initial background in geography, was a passionate advocate for Australian rail and for freight transport. He was a committed Anglican.
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Tim Fischer (1946 – 2019) former Australian Deputy Prime Minister
Mr Fischer was transparent about what had supported and strengthened him throughout his career and pointed to his Judeo-Christian background as a constant source of inspiration in his decision making.
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Shirley Coleen Smith (Mum Shirl) (1921 – 1998) social worker and humanitarian activist
Better known as Mum Shirl, was a prominent Wiradjuri woman, social worker and humanitarian activist committed to justice and welfare of Aboriginal Australians. She was a founding member of the Aboriginal Legal Service, the Aboriginal Medical Service, the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, the Aboriginal Children’s Service and the Aboriginal Housing Company in Redfern.
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David Garland (1864 – 1934) the architect of ANZAC day
Garland was given the difficult task of creating the format for a service that would be acceptable to the various religious, military, government, business and community groups. He carefully selected hymns, odes and poems that would be acceptable to the wide variety of parties and included the minute’s silence.
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Alexander Elder (1815 – 1885) businessman, pastoralist, benefactor
Alexander Elder founded the well-known mercantile firm of Elders Limited, later Elder, Smith & Co., of Adelaide.
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