Category: News

Tax cuts to worsen inequality, Oxfam says

Oxfam Australia have been hitting parliament house to campaign against the federal government’s proposed corporate tax cuts. The NGO’s Fair Economies Advocacy...

Chris Pratt preaches during awards acceptance

Hollywood superstar Chris Pratt brought faith to a different kind of pulpit during the MTV Movie Awards on 19 June. The star of Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic...

Trump Overturns Own Family Separation Policy

President Trump has moved to reverse his policy of separating children from their parents at the US border. The move comes only days after Trump blamed Democrats for the...

Jeff Sessions faces United Methodist expulsion

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions faces possible expulsion from the United Methodist Church due to his actions on immigration policy. A group of more than 600...

US Immigration Debate Gets Biblical

The United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions invoked the Bible on Thursday 14 June, specifically Romans 13, to justify the Trump Administration’s separation of...

Theology in the age of Trump

In late July, Pitt Street Uniting Church will host Common Dreams on the Road 2018, a weekend of theological inspiration and challenge, connecting the insights of...

Food for families who need it most

The Food for Families project is an initiative of Uniting Burnside Central Coast and Uniting Church congregations in the Wyong district. This food helps to alleviate...

What’s it like being a Mission Worker?

Tertiary ministry is one of the Uniting Church’s unique activities. With Chaplains and Mission Workers (sometimes known as chaplaincy associates) placed across...

Withdrawal of SRSS another blow to people seeking asylum

The Australian Federal Government is changing eligibility requirements for Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS). This will affect thousands of people seeking asylum...

Queen’s Birthday honours for Uniting Church members

The 2018 Queen’s Birthday honours list has been hailed as the most diverse and the first where women outnumbered men to receive honours. Along with this, a number of...