When doing good is the bottom line

Long before Westpac decided not to invest in the proposed Adani mine because of climate change concerns, UCA Funds Management was leading the way in ethical investment. This commitment is clearly demonstrated in its latest annual report.

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May the 4th be with you (and also with you)


As the Uniting Church in Australia prepares to commemorate a milestone anniversary, followers of another kind will celebrate four decades of commitment.

In a galaxy far, far away (1977 to be exact) the legend of Star Wars was born.

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Schooled into reality of reconciliation

Learning to listen to the First Peoples and what they want from reconciliation was an important theme of the all-day Inter-school Social Justice Forum held at 130 Lt Collins St, which was attended by 55 students mostly from years 9 and ...

Theology of impact, not survival

Last month, as I travelled within Beirut, I was confronted by some staggering numbers.

There are well over one million refugees in Lebanon – meaning that in a country just one quarter the size of Tasmania, one in five people is a ...

Working together against modern slavery


The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has welcomed the combined advocacy efforts of ecumenical, interfaith and community partners in support of a Modern Slavery Act for Australia.

A coalition of organisations including the Synod of ...

All the rage in Australia


Friday Forum
Your views on the news

Guardian columnist Brigid Delany has written about the sometimes astonishing levels of anger and impatience in Australian society.

She wonders, “if we are the spoilt children of the planet – ...

Uniting Church welcomes reversal of legal centre cuts


The Uniting Church in Australia President Stuart McMillan has joined the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) in welcoming the federal government’s decision to reverse cuts to legal assistance services in time for the Federal Budget.

Attorney-General ...

No longer worlds apart


When Gemma MacMillan, a 24-year-old marketing specialist from Barwon Heads, met Dr Alma Ram, a 67-year-old community health leader from Amritsar, in northwest India, she realised something was lacking in her demanding corporate career – a chance to contribute ...

Anzac stories


JOHN H SMITH

An ecumenical service of lament, repentance and hope will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral on Anzac Day. The service is based around the following three stories. 

Those who said no to war

When the Great War ...

Carol ends on a high note

Retiring synod liaison minister (Tasmania) Rev Carol Bennett was recognised for her ‘profound’ ministry of encouragement and support at her Service of Release in Launceston on Saturday.

Synod general secretary Rev Dr Mark Lawrence said Carol had supported individuals and communities ...