“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 ...

Driving a bargain


















By Nigel Tapp

Isolated Tasmanian communities will soon be able to grab a bargain from one of UnitingCare Tasmania’s two new Travelling op shops.