Category: News

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Sydney rally against Nauru policies

"For God's sake, why are we still doing this?"

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News Round-Up: July 1

Jesus teaches forgiveness to the tragic face of Vietnam War The searing black-and-white photograph of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack during the Vietnam War, became...

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Asylum Seeker Transport Concessions: A big step for inclusion

Photo courtesy SBS Life in Sydney will become a little easier for refugees with today’s announcement that around 8,000 asylum seekers will be able to access transport...

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New National music, arts and action festival tackles justice and welcome

Popular musicians Katie Noonan, Archie Roach and Blue King Brown, as well as a host of refugee advocates, academics, religious groups and development Organisations,...

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Justice McClellan to address 14th Assembly

The Chair of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Justice Peter McClellan AM will address the Uniting Church in Australia’s 14th...

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Pension Asset Test essential first step to economic justice

Achieving adequate retirement incomes while managing the fiscal cost of providing services to Australians as they live longer is one of Australia’s greatest...

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First South Australian Aboriginal Woman to be Ordained

The Uniting Church in South Australia celebrated the ordination of their very first female Aboriginal minister in a special ceremony at Adelaide West Uniting Church on...

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Act locally to help refugees

Today is World Refugee Day. An annual opportunity to not only reflect on the struggles faced by asylum seekers and refugees around the world, but also to celebrate their...

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Papal encyclical received with great joy by the NCCA

Pope Francis’ highly anticipated environmental encyclical, Laudato si’ or Praise be to you: on the care of our common home, was released yesterday (18 June) and has...

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Prime Minister thanks faith leaders for the work for the ‘common good’

The Prime Minister has thanked faith leaders for their work for the ‘common good’ at the Inaugural Interfaith parliamentary Prayer Breakfast in Canberra today (17...