This typical Australian outback landscape might be the last place people would expect to find a UCA school.  Yirramalay, Wesley Studio School in Western Australia’s Kimberleys , is a collaborative effort between Wesley College ...

Daniel sets up camp

With more than 30 years’ experience in outdoor education and small business, Daniel Murray brings a wealth of practical knowledge to his new position as Uniting Church Camping’s (UCC) General Manager-Business Development.

Appointed late ...

AC gong to leading UC scholar

By Penny Mulvey

Former President of the Uniting Church, Rev Professor James Haire AM, has been awarded Australia’s highest honour, the Companion (AC) of the Order of Australia in this year’s Honours List.

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Filipino Christians threatened

In March last year the Synod Justice and International Mission (JIM) unit requested Uniting Church members write to Filipino authorities following the murder of Jimmy Liguyon.

Jimmy Liguyon (right), a government official and United ...

“The Uniting Church for me is family”

Penny Mulvey spoke with Rev Prof James Haire (pictured) on the eve of the announcement of the Australia Day 2013 Honours’ List.

P: Professor Haire, congratulations on your award.

J: I am absolutely ...

Fire ravages Tasmania

By Nigel Tapp

Before the beginning of last month, not many people in Australia had heard of the tiny Southern Tasmanian town of Dunalley. Even fewer would have been able to find it ...

Seeking justice for all

By Nigel Tapp

University student Laura Sykes (pictured) says she simply wants to make a difference for the world’s poor. A lofty aim, but one the 20-year-old pursues every ...

Introducing the new Gen Sec

Rev Dr Mark Lawrence might be new to the role of General Secretary of the Synod but he is definitely not new to the Uniting Church.

Mark has spent ...

Voice for the voiceless

Possible Dreams International (PDI) is a Melbourne based not-for-profit organisation currently working with 32 remote communities in Swaziland – a country with the highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the world.

Uniting Church member Maithri Goonetilleke, a ...