Roundup: Social benefit bonds, Jesus tweets Easter, the priesthood of the Christ, water and security, Children’s Commissioner,
Christian social media users may be wondering “What would Jesus tweet?” when it comes to the Easter story.
Stresses on water supplies aggravated by climate change are likely to cause more conflicts and water should be considered as vital to national security as defence, a United Nations report said on Friday.
On her first day at the Australian Human Rights Commission, the incoming National Children’s Commissioner, Ms Megan Mitchell, has said she would like children’s voices to feature more prominently in the issues that affect them.
Big businesses and wealthy individuals will be asked to invest in community welfare under a new plan to be launched by the state government on Wednesday.
The NSW Government has signed a contract with UnitingCare Burnside for Australia’s first Social Benefit Bond.
The NSW government has signed a multimillion-dollar contract with not-for-profit UnitingCare Burnside under a new funding model for social services – such as foster care and prisons – that will form a new asset class for institutional investors.
“The more I have reflected on the roles of Israel and the church as priestly communities, the more I have come to appreciate that the community’s calling is to manifest and bear witness to life in the midst of death.”