Listen again to the story of Oswald Barnett. He was the devout Christian who worked to help the poor in the slums of Melbourne in the early 1900s. He was instrumental in founding the Housing Commission and moving slum dwellers into good accommodation. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 21May17.
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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 to the story of Reverend John Flynn, the greatest Australian. He appears on the Australian $20 note. Songs of Hope program Sunday 19Mar17. (3 mins)
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
Listen to the story of Mary Glowrey. Mary Glowrey was an Australian 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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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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Watch the video of the story of Catherine Hamlin, a Christian Australian doctor who went to Ethiopia and started mid-wifery schools and a hospital to help women before and after childbirth. Broadcast on 19Jun16 on Songs of Hope.