News Releases

Standing for Something Award Presented to Logan QLD Former Mayor

Pam Parker, former mayor of Logan, QLD received the Standing for Something Award from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sunday the 11th of September at a special youth conference held at the Karawatha building in the Brisbane Australia Logan stake.

Foster Parents Choose to Care

Foster parents Glenn and Jan Smith of Adelaide are featured in a recent video by Families SA about the joy they find in being foster carers to children with special needs.  

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

New Religious Freedom Resources Available on

A new section of has been launched by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to help Mormons learn about religious freedom and know what they can do to protect it. 

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Utah Governor Praises Tongan Prince Ata's Efforts 

The governor of the state of Utah in the United States praised Tongan Prince Ata this week for his efforts in behalf of the people of the Kingdom of Tonga.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Fijians Show Depth of Character, Faith, Six Months After Cyclone Winston

Six months after category 5 Cyclone Winston ravaged the Fijian island of Taveuni, recovery efforts are still underway, with much accomplished and much left to do. LDS Charities, an arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, continues to provide supplies and service to the communities hardest hit.

Hometown Support for Todd Hodgetts

Todd Hodgetts, known as “The Hulk,” is leading the Australian shot put squad at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. 

Volunteers Preserving Australia One Page at a Time 

The Public Record Office Victoria in North Melbourne has an atmosphere of adventure in spite of its ponderous name. 

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Fisherman for the Poor

Loueni Huni is not the only Tongan who fishes at night beyond the reef. When he was just a child, his father taught him how, and there are others who were taught by their fathers. ut Huni is different. While others sell their night-time catch to make a living, he gives his catch to the poor.  

Celebrating Fatherhood - A Father's Day Message

Latter-day Saint families joined millions of other Australians today to mark Father’s Day. The role of fatherhood is revered among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as explained by Church leader, Elder D. Todd Christofferson earlier this year.

Chapel Nearing Completion is Visited by Deputy Mayor

Cr Paul Tully, Ipswich Deputy Mayor, recently visited The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chapel under construction in Augustine Heights.