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Australian Dancer, Now Mormon Missionary, Celebrates World Ballet Day

News Release — 1 October 2014

Australian ballet dancer, Jake Mangakahia, celebrated World Ballet Day this week by dancing on the grounds of the Toronto Ontario Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Jake is serving a two-year mission for the Church, and is known by those he meets as “Elder Mangakahia.”  

Australian Mormons Prepare for Semi-Annual Worldwide General Conference

News Release — 29 September 2014

Lynne Thacker, from Sydney, is one of many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia who is looking forward to the Church's semi-annual General Conference this week.  "I love having the opportunity to hear from our Prophet and the apostles," Lynne says.

The Mormons Introduce ‘Meet My Grandma Campaign’ Worldwide

News Release — 26 September 2014

According to research in the New York Times, children who know a lot about the lives of their forebears do better when they are faced with challenges, and have higher self-esteem than children who do not have this knowledge. 

Elder Gifford Nielsen Meets with Western Australian Government and Faith Leaders

News Release — 25 September 2014

Elder Gifford Nielsen, a member of the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, met this Monday (22 September) with government, faith and community leaders at Western Australia’s Parliament House.

Mormons Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Opening of Sydney Temple

News Release — 22 September 2014

The Sydney Australia Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the first Mormon temple to be built in Australia. 

'LDS Share Expos' to Offer Ways to Convey Uplifting Messages on the Internet

News Release — 19 September 2014

Members and friends of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Auckland and Hamilton will have the chance over the next two weeks to learn ways to share uplifting messages with others using social media.

Diverse Backgrounds, United in Purpose

News Release — 18 September 2014


The Sydney Australia Temple Presidency and their wives share their stories.

Mormon Teens Serve Sydney Homeless

News Release — 16 September 2014

Latter-day Saint youth from the Sydney suburb of Bankstown recently gave up sport and social activities to spend a Friday evening visiting and serving homeless individuals in downtown Sydney.

Missionary Experiences and Solid Principles Shape Success

Video — 16 September 2014

Australian business leader Peter Meurs talks in a new video about his career and the experiences and principles that have shaped his approaches to leadership, management and working with others.

Faith and Community Leaders Urge Australians to Strengthen Marriages

News Release — 12 September 2014

Faith and other leaders gathered in Canberra recently to discuss ways to strengthen marriages and families.

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