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Old 5th May 2012, 11:41 PM
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Hi all, I came to the AFA forums from a suggestion by @shockwave on twitter. I had a question in reference to the school chaplaincy program in the ACT. I'll head over to the "Family Matters" forum to ask my question. See you around!
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Old 5th May 2012, 11:43 PM
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Hi, chrisdbarry.

This is a message sent to all who find their way to these forums.

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We're friendly but we're skeptical, and if somebody calls for proof, it's not an accusation. Only the strong ideas thrive here: we try to respect people. (We do not tolerate personal abuse.)

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Old 5th May 2012, 11:59 PM
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Welcome to the forum chris, nice to have you on board.

Hope you enjoy the community.
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Old 6th May 2012, 07:53 AM
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Hi Chris and welcome.

I've never been very good at knowing "my place". Well actually I have, it's just never been where you want it to be.
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Old 6th May 2012, 08:09 AM
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Hi all
Howdy chrisdbarry,

Welcome to our forums.

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Old 8th May 2012, 11:39 AM
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Hi Chris, welcome and enjoy!
Just stick to the idea that science is just about making descriptive models of natural phenomena, whose emergent predictions are tested to destruction.
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Old 8th May 2012, 01:46 PM
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Hi nice to meet you
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Old 8th May 2012, 04:13 PM
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G'day Chris,

welcome. I read your thread about dealing with NSCP in the ACT.

It makes me think its about time to pull together a large nationwide database about that and the RI classes, gather together examples of abuse and harm caused from all over, identify all the decision makers related to the programs and pull together local groups into a national working group.

That's probably a bit ambitious but I sense all the pieces to the puzzle are there, waiting to be coordinated somehow.
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