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Domestic and family violence a lead cause of homelessness in Australia

Mission Australia’s latest report Out of the shadows: Domestic and family violence, a leading cause of homelessness in Australia released April 11, calls for urgent...

Recognising the Other on Palm Sunday

A number of Uniting church congregations joined Uniting at the Sydney version of the Palm Sunday rally for refugees. Organisers noted the event was fortuitously close to...

Moderator’s 2019 Easter Message: #EasterIsWhy

The Moderator of the Uniting Church in Australia Synod of NSW and the ACT, Rev. Simon Hansford, shares his Easter 2019 message. You can download and share this message...

What is the resurrection?

The Christian church commemorates Jesus’ death on Good Friday. While there is a wide variety of understandings about what the Atonement means, it is an often sombre...

Professor Ross Chambers joins NCLS Research Board

National Church Life Survey (NCLS) Research has welcomed Emeritus Professor Ross Chambers AM to its Board of Governors. Fr Brian Lucas is the Chair of the NCLS Research...

Scott Morrison calls election

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called the 2019 federal election. In a press conference on Thursday, 11 April, Mr Morrison confirmed weeks of speculation announcing...

Bipartisan committee calls for aid increase

A bipartisan parliamentary panel has recommended Australia increase its international aid budget in the Indo-Pacific region. The surprising recommendation arrived just a...

May the fourth be with the Uniting Church

Ewoks, Storm troopers, and Daleks are set to join the Uniting Church as part of a special service. Taking place on Star Wars Day (May 4, get it?) Sci Fi Church is a...

Australian Companies Under Pressure To Make the Ethical Grade

Three months since the Australian Modern Slavery Act was legislated, an industry-leading report has revealed that Australian fashion brands are feeling the pressure to...

Easter is Why

I am listening to my favourite piece of music as I write this. It is the first classical recording I ever purchased, at the record store in the Manning Building at...