Category: News

Malala Yousafzai talks about the fight for girls’ education

The outpouring of support Malala Yousfzai received after being shot in the head by the Taliban has spurred her on to advocate for women worldwide, an audience in...

Give Hope to People Seeking Asylum This Christmas

The Social Justice Forum is calling on members of the Uniting Church to provide practical support to people seeking asylum through the 2018 Christmas Voucher Appeal. For...

Court Cases Brought Against Government Over Asylum Seeker Treatment

Two cases have been brought against the Australian government allege that it has abrogated its duty of care in its treatment of asylum seekers. Prominent human rights...

Retreat to support women’s ministry

A retreat specifically designed for women in ministry roles returns in February 2019. The Women in Ministry Retreat takes place from Sunday, 17 February to Wednesday, 20...

Faith, science and medical leaders call for climate action in Parliament

Diverse faith and community leaders, climate scientists and doctors joined forces in the heart of Parliament House to provide an urgent climate briefing to politicians...

Voices for Justice Lobbying Begins

Micah Australia’s lobbying efforts are underway, as Voices for Justice 2018 shifts into this phase of the conference. Day three kicked off with an event on the lawns...

The Transformative Power of Charity and Justice

The first day of Voices For Justice 2018 finished with an address from keynote speaker Rev Adam Taylor, the Executive Director of US Christian advocacy group Sojourners....

Thousands of students Strike 4 Climate Action

Thousands of Sydney school students took a stand and demanded urgent climate change action from the Australian government, today (30 November) in Martin Place in...

Vale Bonita Mabo

South Sea Islander activist and formidable indigenous human rights defender, Dr Bonita Mabo, passed away in Townsville surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday 27 November....

Good on our own – better together

On Sunday, 1 December, Gordon and Pymble Uniting Churches will take the next step in a four-year relationship, during which, the congregations have been exploring their...