News Releases

Latter-day Saint Receives People's Choice 'Spirit of Volunteering' Award in Western Australia

Michelle Dunlop, who is well-known in Perth for her work in helping the homeless for the past nine years, was honoured as the People’s Choice “Spirit of Volunteering” award winner at a gala dinner held in Perth on 11th May 2017.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Tongan Village Tackles Diabetes

Women in the Tongan village of Longolongo are spear-heading a diabetes screening and education program in their community.

Will Hopoate and Sunday Games

NRL star Will Hopoate has announced that he has reluctantly agreed to change the decision he made in 2016 not to play on Sunday. 

BYU-Idaho Pathway Carlingford Graduates on Higher Ground

“If someone had told me a year ago – that I would be standing here graduating from a BYU-Idaho Pathway course, I would never have truly believed it.”

New Temple Presidency for Adelaide Temple

Robin Frederick Hill, 72, of the Paralowie Ward, Adelaide Australia Modbury Stake, has been called as president of the Adelaide Australia Temple, succeeding President Jouni Soininen. President Hill’s wife, Lorelei Anne Knight Hill, will serve as temple matron, succeeding Sister Christina Soininen.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

VIDEO: Kira's Story

In this video, young Australian woman, Kira Henderson, talks about why she became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or Mormons).

Elder Paul Nicholas Lekias of the Seventy

On 1st April 2017 at the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 36 newly called Area Seventies were announced, including Elder Paul N Lekias. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Elder Stevenson Urges Use of Technology to Spread 'Knowledge of a Savior'

Elder Gary E. Stevenson spoke at the BYU Women’s Conference about the Church’s use of technology and social media.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Between Global and Local

Local ways of life have not disappeared, despite trends toward globalization. People appreciate the uniqueness of their own cultures all the more. They want to preserve the values, traditions and beliefs that make them who they are. Through civil dialogue we can promote human rights while also respecting local cultures.

Church Historians Visit Australia

Historians for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently visited with members in Australia. Elder Steven E Snow along with his wife Phyllis, Dr Reid & Shelley Neilson, and Lindsay & Tina Dil visited Tasmania, Melbourne and Sydney where they met with missionaries and congregations of all ages.