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Spotlight on: Sister Mary Comer

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In this edition of the Spotlight series, we talk to Sister Mary Comer who was previously the leader of the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of the Sacred Heart. She reflects upon the memorable moment when she received the ‘call’ to enter religious life, and discusses the meaning and role of faith, in…

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Breaking News: Minimum wage to increase by 3%

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Today, the Minimum Wage Panel has handed down its decision to increase the National Minimum Wage and all Modern Award minimum rates of pay by 3%. The decision will increase the National Minimum wage from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2019 to $740.80 per week, calculated on the basis of…

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Teacher on school excursion comes a cropper

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A recent workers compensation case illustrates the importance of good planning for employers to ensure the safety of staff and highlights how an employee may be left counting the cost of unapproved recreational activities while on a work excursion. Background Ms Glass was employed by Brisbane Catholic Education as a teacher at Xavier Catholic College…

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Spotlight on: Bishop Richard Umbers

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In this Spotlight edition, we talk to Bishop Umbers from the Archdiocese of Sydney about what to do when receiving an offer from the Pope, how to avoid the ‘Blues Brothers’ effect when involving faith in your role, and using memes for the greater good. What do you do?  Some people would think that any…

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