MLC governance review completed

The Board of Uniting Church school, MLC, last month released the independent review of its governance structure, commissioned in the wake of the furore over its termination of long standing principal, Rosa Storelli last year.

The 40 page report, by Libby Klein ...

UnitingCare appalled at children behind bars

UnitingCare Tasmania has described the detention of an 11-year-old boy at Pontville, near Hobart, as appalling. The boy is one of about 300 unaccompanied male minors being detained at the former army camp, north of the Tasmanian capital.

It was revealed last ...

The meeting place

On the first day of winter, The Meeting Place at Kinglake West was officially opened. Inside it was a warm and welcoming event as people heard of the story behind the building from concept to reality.

The small wooden church at ...

New CEO for Cutting Edge

James (Jim) Golden-Brown (pictured) has joined UnitingCare Cutting Edge as the agency’s new chief executive officer. Mr Golden-Brown has experience in three tiers of government, including the former Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Brisbane City Council, Department of Social ...

100 not out

Cobram Uniting Church minister Rev Tom Tali Kapen (pictured left) was joined by Rev Dr Randall Prior (centre) and Rev Scott Finlay to welcome more than 120 people to the centenary of the official opening of Cobram Uniting Church in May. ...

Uniting our future

Property evaluation framework and process

By Robert Costa
Chairperson Uniting our future Project Control Group

The Project Control Group (PCG) has endorsed a property evaluation framework and consultative process, both of which have been approved by the Property Board. ...

Building relationships

Guests from around Australia and abroad gathered at the Sydney Hilton Hotel in June and immersed themselves in the colourful world of international volunteering.

Hosted in partnership by Austraining International and UnitingWorld, the evening showcased the involvement of Australian partner organisations in ...

Korean church turns 40

Australia’s oldest Korean church, the Korean Church of Melbourne, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. The Church held its inaugural service at Burwood Presbyterian Church on the 8 July 1973.

Rev Alan Stuart, who was present at the first service, travelled from ...

A place to remember

A memorial service for truck drivers who lost their lives on the job was recently held at the Alexandra Truck, Rod and Ute Show.
The service was conceived by family members of the drivers, show organisers and the UnitingCare agency ...

Cooking for a cause

As spring approaches, BBQs across Australia will fire up for a good cause when the Frontier Services Great Outback BBQ begins in September. Every Great Outback BBQ event will help Frontier Services by raising money to support its remote ministry and ...