News Releases

Family History: A Family Affair

Volunteers Help to Preserve the Past

Family history enthusiasts from Melbourne’s south east joined forces to bring historical records to light at a community indexing event held recently as part of National Family History Month.

National Family History Month Attracts Community to Local Library

Latter-day Saint Sleeping Rough for Charity

Homelessness is a growing problem in Australia, as with many countries world-wide, with 105,000 (approximately 1 in every 200) Australians homeless on any given night; nearly 18,000 of these are children under 10 years of age.

Young Interfaith Representatives Support Hospital Community Through Annual "Faith Matters" Initiative

Melbourne Young Adults Serve in a Fun and Creative Way 

From Pacific NewsroomFrom taking photos of city landmarks on high school excursions, to Pokémon Go!, scavenger hunts are a familiar concept to most. However, a recent hunt placed more emphasis on serving others than on accumulating Pokémon or posing in front of the clock at Melbourne Central.

New Tongan Congregation Blesses Lives in Melbourne's East

From Pacific NewsroomThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to grow in Melbourne with the opening of the Tongan-speaking Casey Branch (congregation) on 7 July 2019. 

Preparing for Christmas by Caring and Sharing

Relief Society members in the Perth Australia Southern River Stake recently collected gifts to donate to The Smith Family Christmas appeal for financially disadvantaged families. Thousands of Australian children will not receive a gift in the upcoming December holiday season simply because their families can’t afford it due to...

Latter-day Saint Speaks at Brisbane Interfaith Gathering 

Each year, the Logan branch of Lajna Ima’illah, or women’s auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, holds a symposium focused on promoting peace in our communities.

A Life of Service Celebrated For Tasmanian Church Pioneer John Jury

The death of John Jury on 25 June 2019 in Hobart, Tasmania has left a void in the lives of many people, family, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and members of the broader community. John was the first Stake (diocese) President in Tasmania and leaves a legacy that will live on for decades.