News Releases

Local Leaders Discuss the Importance of Strong Families

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently hosted a reception on 21 May in accordance with celebration of National Families Week, taking place at the Buckland house on the grounds of the Sydney Australia Latter-day Saints Temple in Carlingford, NSW. 

Prominent Author Discusses Keeping the Sabbath

Recently Church leaders have called for better observance of the Sabbath Day.  

Church Leaders and The Hon Tony Abbott MP Discuss Faith, Family and Religious Freedom

Elder Robert J. Dudfield, Area Seventy and director of public affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia; and Leo Gomez, president of the Church’s Sydney Australia Liverpool Stake, met yesterday with The Hon Tony Abbott, Member for Warringah and former prime minister of Australia.

Queensland Woman Reflects on 18 Months Missionary Service in the Philippines

Rockhampton woman, Tiffany Olive, recently spoke to The Whitsunday Coast Guardian about her missionary experience in the Philippines.

President of Papua New Guinea Lae Mission Receives New Assignment

President of the Papua New Guinea Lae Mission, Elder Mark P. Peteru, was sustained as an Area Seventy at the April 2016 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Catholic Singer Delights Latter-day Saints 

Joseph Hanson, a well-known member of St. Paul’s Catholic Parish in Camden, NSW attended a recent Stake Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the invitation of Morgan Jones, Stake President of the Macarthur Stake. 

Two Latter-day Saint Riders Participate in Pollie Pedal 2016

Pollie Pedal is a charity ride held annually in Australia, led by former Prime Minister The Hon Tony Abbott. This year marked the 19th Pollie Pedal, but for the first time the circuit was in the form of a loop. Commencing in Canberra, rides spend days cycling to regional locations including Yass, Cootamundra, West Wyalong, Forbes, Orange, Oberon and Goulburn before completing the ride back in Canberra. In total, 30 riders including four politicialns and two Latter-day Saints covered 1050 kilometres over 8 days.

Couple Wed in Brisbane Latter-day Saint Temple get a Surprise Visit

Stacey Vaoga and Junior Fiu were married in the Brisbane Australia Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday 14 May.

Church Leaders Call for Greater Unity Between Faiths

The Most Reverend Mark Coleridge, Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane, met with Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints last Saturday (14 May) in Brisbane.

Apostle Urges, ‘Learn about the Saviour by Serving Him’

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke to approximately 200 missionaries in Brisbane yesterday.