Federation Day 1 January

Federation Day 1 January

The first of January, is Australia’s Federation Day. On this day in 1901 Australia was born as a nation. Here is Songs of Hope story about that day in 1901. Broadcast on Southern FM 88.3 on 31Dec17.

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The first Christmas in Australia

The first Christmas in Australia

Listen again to the story of the first fleet and its first Christmas in Australia. Broadcast Sunday 10Dec17 on Songs of Hope, Southern FM 88.3

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Mike Baird – state premier

Mike Baird – state premier

Listen again to the story of Mike Baird, recent NSW premier. Story presented on Songs of Hope on 5Nov17 in “Christians who made a diference”. Story written by E Carr

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Heroine of a shipwreck (M Rogers)

Heroine of a shipwreck (M Rogers)

MaryAnnRogers-65pcIn 1899 the steamer SS Stella connecting Southampton to Guernsey sank, and over 100 lives were lost. Mary Rogers became a heroine. This is her story. Program Songs of Hope on Southern FM 88.3 on 1Oct17. Segment “Christians who made a difference”. Story duration 4 minutes.

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Christian social reformer (Earl of Shaftesbury)

Christian social reformer (Earl of Shaftesbury)

The Earl of Shaftesbury stopped exploitation of child labour in English factories. He was a key Christian social reformer in the 19th century. He has enriched our lives in the Christian west greatly. Broadcast on 9Jul17 on Songs of Hope on Southern FM. Press play to listen or download