Join us – Uniting for Change

The Uniting Church community will have a stronger voice on the things that matter following the launch of a new website that encourages citizens to get active on important social issues. 

Uniting for Change is UnitingCare Australia’s new online social advocacy and discipleship platform that aims to build an Australia where all people have access to the means for a decent life. Continue reading

Uniting Church Submission – Justice Reinvestment

On Wednesday 16 April 2013 Rosemary Hudson Miller, Associate General Secretary, Justice and Mission, gave evidence to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Uniting Church, Synod of Western Australia’s submission addressing the Value of justice reinvestment approach to criminal justice in Australia. Rosemary made an opening statement outlining the church’s commitment to prison justice.  You can read this statement and submission by clicking here.

Uniting for Change Website Launch Invitation

This is your opportunity to be involved in the advocacy work of the Uniting Church and our Agencies.

Next Friday 19 April there is a very exciting opportunity for you to see a demonstration of the Uniting for Change website. You will hear about the aims and objectives of the website and find out more about Social Advocacy & the resources Uniting for Change will provide, to help your congregation/organisation achieve its advocacy goals.

See UnitingforChange Launch Invitation

Please RSVP to Wendy Hendry on wendy.hendry@wa.uca.org.au. We would love to see you there.

Reconciliation: A Two-way Street

An apology can go a long way. But without action, it can also sometimes not be enough.

Five years ago, on February 13 2008, then Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, apologised on behalf of the nation for the hurt and damage caused to generations of  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who were taken from their families by forced removal as part of what became known as the Stolen Generations. Continue reading

Reconciliation: A Two-way Street

An apology can go a long way. But without action, it can also sometimes not be enough.

Five years ago, on February 13 2008, then Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, apologised on behalf of the nation for the hurt and damage caused to generations of  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who were taken from their families by forced removal as part of what became known as the Stolen Generations. Continue reading