Bring poverty into the open

Community service agencies in Launceston – Tasmania’s second largest city – are reporting a significant spike in calls for emergency relief support this year.

Triumph of light

For the rest of Thursday don’t be shy about wishing any Hindu people you know “Happy Diwali” (the ‘w’ has a ‘v’ sound), and certainly do so if you run into Kirit Kapadia.

Walk the wall

Approximately 150 walkers – including a team from Manningham Uniting Church – joined in a Walk the Wall walkathon at Westerfolds Park to raise money for abandoned children in China.

Gagebrook fights back after fire

The Bridgewater-Gagebrook Uniting Church centre has bounced back quickly from the devastating impact of the recent deliberately-lit fire.

Faith traditions unite to oppose assisted dying Bill

In what was described as an unprecedented event, leading Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish and Sikh bodies have jointly signed and delivered a statement to Victoria’s Deputy Premier James Merlino opposing the st

No place to call home for LGBTIQ+ people

A recent study by GALFA (the Gay and Lesbian Foundation of Australia) found that LGBTIQ+ people were twice as likely as heterosexual people to have experienced homelessness.