News Releases

Newly-created Adelaide City Branch Holds First Meetings

It was an historic day on Sunday 19 March as the new Adelaide City Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held its first Sunday meetings with 120 people in attendance.

Local Mandurah Councillor Given Award by World's Largest Women's Organisation

Tahlia Jones, Mandurah City Councillor was honoured with an Industry and Exemplary Community Service Award presented by the Mandurah congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sunday evening 19th March.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Women of Conscience

The best kind of religious freedom enables women to determine their own beliefs, to speak out when they see shortfalls in the practice of their faith traditions, to choose a different religion and to participate in society. A world where women are empowered to follow their conscience is a world of greater peace and possibility.

Australian Latter-day Saint Women Celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Relief Society

With more than seven million members worldwide, the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the world's largest women's organisation. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Apostle Joins Other Faith Leaders to Share Vision of Marriage and Family

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other faith leaders spoke at a forum on marriage in New York.

Clean Up Australia Day a Success

 Children, youth and adults picked up various forms of litter along the river bank and highway from the Kidd Bridge to Hungry Jacks for the annual Clean Up Australia Day in Gympie. 

Mormonism in the News: Getting it Right | 14 March 2017

Writing for Australian newspaper The Age last week, journalist Liam Mannix missed an opportunity to tell the whole story of dedicated FamilySearch volunteers who digitise records in Melbourne’s Public Record Office Victoria (PROV).

Connecting Family to Family

Do you recall learning about the origins of your family members? Did they come on the first fleet as a convict or free settler? 

The Continuing Importance of the Word of Wisdom

In the October 2016 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Monson devoted his Saturday evening Priesthood Session address to the Word of Wisdom, the Latter-day Saint law of health, originally received in 1833.

Pathway's First Graduation in Sydney

On the 7th February 2017, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the creation of BYU Pathway Worldwide, a global higher-education organisation.