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Tim Costello
Tim Costello

Timothy Ewen Costello AO is a prominent Baptist minister, director of World Vision Australia and brother of Australian federal Treasurer Peter Costello Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Tim_costello. ... Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Tim_costello. ... The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established by Queen Elizabeth II on February 14, 1975 for the purpose of according recognition to Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or for meritorious service. The Order includes three classes in general and military divisions, in descending order of... Jump to: navigation, search Baptist churches are part of a Christian movement often regarded as an Evangelical, Protestant denomination. ... In most Protestant churches, a minister is a member of the ordained clergy who leads a congregation or participates in a role in a parachurch ministry; such a person may also be called a Pastor, Preacher, Bishop, Chaplain or Elder. ... World Vision, founded in the United States in 1950, is an international Christian relief and development organization whose goal is working for the well being of all people, especially children. ... Brother may have the following meanings, in addition to and derived from its main one of male sibling; see Family. Brother or Bro is a reference to a close friend or pal. ... The Department of the Treasury, Canberra The Australian Treasurer is the minister responsible for government expenditure and revenue raising. ... Peter Howard Costello (born 14 August 1957), Australian politician, has been Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party since 1994, and Treasurer in the Australian government since 1996. ...


Costello was born in Melbourne on 4 March 1955. He was educated at Carey Baptist Grammar School and graduated in law at Monash University in 1978. In 1979 he practised as a solicitor in family and criminal law and in 1981, travelled to Switzerland with his wife Merridie where they both studied theology at Rueshlikon College near Zurich, before returning to Australia in 1984. Ordained a Baptist Minister in 1987, the Reverend Tim Costello, along with a team of others, rebuilt the congregation at the St Kilda Baptist Church, opened a drop-in centre and worked in a legal practice for those for whom the law is normally inaccessible. As elected Mayor of St Kilda Council in 1993, he became well known for championing the cause of local democracy and his clashes with Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett. Kennett attacked Costello as being un-Victorian for speaking out against the gaming-led recovery of the state and often referred to him as "that leftist cleric". Costello's political career ended when his mayoral position was abolished with the whole St Kilda Council in Kennett's reforms and consolidation of local government. Jump to: navigation, search Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia (after Sydney), with a population of 3. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Name Carey Baptist Grammar School Address 349 Barkers Road Suburb Kew, Victoria 3101 Established February 13, 1923 Community Urban Type Independent Religion Christian (Baptist) Students 2151 Co-educational Grades K to 12 Accreditation Associated Public Schools of Victoria Nickname Carey Mascot None Colours Black, Blue and... Jump to: navigation, search Monash University Monash University is Australias largest university with over 55,000 students. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search This page refers to the year 1979. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Location within Switzerland   Zürich[?] (German pronunciation IPA: ; usually spelled Zurich in English) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Reverend is an honorary prefix added to the names of Christian clergy and ministers. ... Jump to: navigation, search St Kilda foreshore sunset St Kilda is a suburb of Melbourne, the capital city of the state of Victoria, in Australia. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... List of Premiers of Victoria Before the 1890s there was no formal party system in Victoria. ... Hon Jeff Kennett Jeffrey Gibb Kennett AC (born 2 March 1948), Australian politician, was Premier of Victoria from 1992 to 1999. ... Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Peace and Prosperity Nickname: Garden State Other Australian states and territories Capital Melbourne Government Governor Premier Const. ... In politics, left-wing, political left, leftism, or simply the left, are terms which refer (with no particular precision) to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of socialism, social democracy, or liberalism (especially in the American sense of the word), or with opposition... A cleric is: A member of the clergy of a religion, especially one that has trained or ordained priests, preachers, or other religious professionals; or A member of a character class in Dungeons & Dragons and similar fantasy role-playing games. ...


From 1995 to 2003 he was a Minister of the Collins Street, Melbourne Baptist Church and the Executive Director of Urban Seed, a Christian not-for-profit organization created in response to concern about homelessness, drug abuse and the marginalisation of the city’s street people. Jump to: navigation, search 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Collins Street is a major street in the Melbourne Central Business District and runs from east to west. ... Jump to: navigation, search Christianity is a monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament writings of his early followers. ... A non-profit organization (sometimes abbreviated to not-for-profit, non-profit or NPO) is an organization whose primary objective is to support some issue or matter of private interest or public concern for non-commercial purposes. ... Jump to: navigation, search A homeless American. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Costello was an elected delegate at the Australian Constitutional Convention in Canberra in February 1998. In Australian history, the term Constitutional Convention refers to four distinct gatherings. ... Jump to: navigation, search Canberra is the capital of the Commonwealth of Australia and, with a population of just over 323,000, is also Australias largest inland city. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


He served as President of The Baptist Union of Australia from 1999 to 2002. He has been Patron of Baptist World Aid, a member of the Australian Earth Charter Committee, a council member of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, a spokesperson for the Interchurch Gambling Taskforce, a member of the National Advisory Body on Gambling and a member of the Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation. Throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s he was frequently seen in the Australian national media commenting on gambling and other social problems. you are a bum face ... Jump to: navigation, search 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Gambling (or betting) is any behavior involving risking money or property (making a wager or placing a stake) on the outcome of a game, contest, or other event in which the outcome of that activity depends partially or totally upon chance or upon ones ability...


In 2004, Costello was appointed CEO of World Vision Australia. He was awarded 'Victorian of the Year 2004' in July 2004, in recognition of his public and community service. He was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in June 2005. Jump to: navigation, search 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A chief executive officer (CEO) or chief executive is the highest-ranking corporate officer or executive officer of a corporation, company, or agency. ... World Vision, founded in the United States in 1950, is an international Christian relief and development organization whose goal is working for the well being of all people, especially children. ... The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established by Queen Elizabeth II on February 14, 1975 for the purpose of according recognition to Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or for meritorious service. The Order includes three classes in general and military divisions, in descending order of...


Books

  • Streets of Hope: Finding God in St Kilda (1997)
  • Tips from a Travelling Soul Searcher (1999)
  • Wanna Bet? Winners and Losers in Gambling's Luck Myth (2001)

 
 

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