Category: News

“A crucial time” to advocate for the world’s poor

As the nation turns further inward, now is “a crucial time” for Christians to advocate for international aid, says Micah Australia’s Executive Director Tim...

Free E-Conference to Put Hope Into Climate Action

As a recent poll shows that two thirds of younger people feel negatively about the earth’s future, and with all of NSW now in drought, a Uniting Earth e-conference...

The end of religious discrimination exemption?

The union movement will push for the abolition of religious exemptions to workplace discrimination laws. Schools, hospitals, aged care facilities and other businesses...

Reading the Good News 14 billion times

Enough with the heavy content, here is some news to smile about. Bible Gateway, the online Bible search engine, announced that in its 25 years of operating it has...

Women of Diversity Dinner Breaks Down Barriers

Approximately 300 women from over 20 cultural backgrounds came together for a night of singing, dancing, eating and laughing at the 2018 Women of Diversity Dinner on 28...

Moderator pledges funds to rural Presbyteries for drought relief

With almost all of NSW drought declared the Moderator Rev. Simon Hansford announced today $90,000 in emergency funds from the Moderator’s appeal fund, for four...

UCA prepares to conduct same gender marriages

Uniting Church rites for same gender marriage are being prepared for use from 29 September after the 15th Assembly decided to hold two equal but distinct statements of...

“We reject racism because it diminishes our nation.”

The Racial Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Tim Soutphommasane will fire a parting shot in his final speech in the role tonight. Dr Soutphommasane will argue that...

Fairtrade fortnight begins

Fairtrade fortnight is now officially underway in Australia. Fairtrade Australia is the national certification body that upholds Fair Trade standards. On social media,...

Younger people feel negatively about the planet’s future

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that a group of young people can proceed with a lawsuit suing the Trump administration for climate change inaction. The...