Category: News

Vale Stan Lee

Born Stanley Martin Lieber in 1922, Stan Lee made his way into comics by accident. His family bought Timely Comics, a comic book imprint of a publishing company, giving...

When protecting the environment is made taboo

How is it that in 2018 talking about protecting the environment is still taboo or too political to put on our screens? Just this week a UK supermarket’s Christmas...

Irreverent Comedy Takes on Disability Stereotypes

The Angus Project, an upcoming ABC comedy pilot that drops in December, presents disability on screen in new ways. It is loosely based on the real-life story of actors...

Early Childhood Education Win for Asylum Seekers

In an Australian first, Canterbury-Bankstown Council has committed to provide 15 days of care for children seeking asylum, across three centres in Punchbowl, Campsie,...

Love Makes A Way at Sydney Prayer Vigil

More than 100 Christians from every major denomination met outside Sydney’s St Andrew’s Cathedral on Friday, 2 November to pray for the safe removal of asylum seeker...

What Is The Uniting Church’s Identity?

What does it mean to be part of the Uniting Church? Some Uniting Church members grew up Presbyterian, Methodist, or Congregationalist. For others, the Uniting Church has...

A Dangerous Idea: “Love Your Enemy”

During the 2018 Festival of Dangerous Ideas, former member of the Westboro Baptist Church, Megan Phelps-Roper engaged in conversation with Fauziah Ibrahim on the...

Religion causes more division than unity

That’s the conclusion the audience at the Metropolis 2018 conference reached after a debate on the subject. The Ethics Centre’s Dr Simon Longstaff moderated the...

500,000 steps closer to fair treatment

The Long Walk to Treatment campaign reached NSW Parliament House today delivering a message to politicians that the war on drugs is lost and we need drug law reform now....

In His Own Strange Way

As Christmas draws closer, Dr Geoff Thompson’s new book, In His Own Strange Way, turns back to ways that the Basis of Union can continue to confront and disturb our...