Category: Working for Justice

Ending gender-based violence

Ending violence within a generation will take commitment from all of usUniting Church President Rev Sharon Hollis and Assembly General Secretary Colleen Geyer have welcomed the Government’s plan to end violence against women and children within a generation.The 10-year National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children was released by the Federal, State and […]

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Welcome end to Cashless Debit Card

UAICC, UCA and UnitingCare Australia welcome end to cashless debit card The Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress, the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare Australia commend the Albanese Labor Government for scrapping the Cashless Debit Card. “We have long advocated for the abolition of the Cashless Debit Card and we are pleased that action […]

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Nuclear interfaith statement

Global interfaith statement for a nuclear-free world The Uniting Church Assembly has signed onto a global interfaith statement to the Tenth Review Conference of Parties to the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons expressing unified support for a world free from nuclear weapons. The Uniting Church is one of 100 faith bodies and organisations […]

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Adding our voice to a Waterfall of Solidarity

Adding our voice to a Waterfall of Solidarity When Uniting Church President Rev Sharon Hollis and General Secretary Colleen Geyer journey to the World Council of Churches Assembly in Geneva at the end of August, two quilt panels from the Uniting Church will travel with them.  The panels will be added to a large tapestry […]

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A reflection on the State of the Environment

A reflection on the State of the Environment A reflection written by Rev Alex Sangster, Advocate of the Assembly Transforming Worship Circle, following the release of the five-yearly State of the Environment report last week which found Australia’s environment is deteriorating. This reflection was originally shared to the Working for Justice Circle Facebook page. Join […]

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Contemplating Earth – Linking Care for the Earth and Meditation

Contemplating Earth – Linking Care for the Earth and MeditationWritten by Richard Arnold, Working for Justice Panel Member Meditation has a long history in the Christian tradition. Jesus himself encouraged disciples to pray in a quiet place. There are many passages in the bible where Jesus leaves the crowds and finds a quiet place. During the […]

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