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.
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.
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 Security and the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
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. This concluded a year of celebration for the church, which included a special service to commemorate the laying ...
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. All property assets considered for divestment will be evaluated through this framework, which takes into consideration missional and ...
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 the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program.
Rev Alan Stuart, who was present at the first service, travelled from South Korea to attend the anniversary event last month.
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 Creative Ministries Network (CMN).
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 vital community services.
Rather than a hypothetical question, this became a challenge for the members of Ringwood Uniting Church recently.
Church treasurer Simon Watters was inspired by articles he had read on the analysis of cash transfers by the charitable organisation GiveWell and the work of world-renowned development economist William Easterly.