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St Paul’s
Good Neighbour Program

Book Launch

Sunday 18 August 2019 – 2:00 pm

A Child Escapes

a boy soldier's journey from civil war
to civic pride

Francis Deng


This is a great story of redemption and persistence told by a courageous young man.


Francis Deng will talk about his experiences in the Sudanese civil war as one of the ‘Lost Boys’ and his redemption through the opportunities Australia offered.

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Estate Planning
Wills & Powers of Attorney

Sunday 21 July 2019 – 2:00 pm

An informative talk by David Were

What is Estate Planning?


  • Why make a will?
  • Formalities
  • Role of executor
  • DIY kits etc

Powers of Attorney

  • Enduring POA (Financial)
  • Appointment of medical treatment decision-maker
  • Advanced care directives

What happens after death?

  • Funeral or cremation?
  • When probate is required
  • Administration of the estate

David Were is a practising solicitor with many years’ experience in the area of Wills and Deceased Estates. He has also been heavily involved in Practical Legal Training for more than 30 years and is an author of the book Probate Practice Manual.