Author: Bethany Broadstock

2024-2025 Budget Response

2024 Federal Budget ResponseThe Uniting Church in Australia welcomes the clear commitment in the Federal Budget to relieve cost of living pressures for Australians, while noting more needs to be done for the most vulnerable in our community. Assembly General Secretary (Interim) Rev Lindsay Cullen said it was pleasing to see the budget handed down […]

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Welcome and Safety for All: SOGICE Resource

Welcome and Safety for All A new Assembly resource for preventing harm from sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts (SOGICE) By Rev Kath Behan, Assembly National Consultant One of the proposals brought to the 16th Assembly meeting in 2022 highlighted the need for discussions around what has become known as SOGICE (sexual orientation and gender identity […]

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Save the Date: 30th Anniversary of the Covenant

Save the Date: 30th Anniversary of the Covenant 10 July marks 30 years since the historic signing of a Covenant between the Uniting Church in Australia and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian CongressThis July the Uniting Church will be marking two significant anniversaries in the life of the church and our relationship with First […]

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Religious Discrimination Pastoral Statement May 2024

Pastoral Statement May 2024 President Rev Sharon Hollis writes to Uniting Church members ahead of new Religious Discrimination debateTo Uniting Church in Australia members, congregations and faith communities Dear friends in Christ, As debate re-emerges on religious discrimination laws in Australia, I acknowledge the burden this will place on some members of our Uniting Church […]

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