Time to listen

“Family violence is an area where – bizarrely – government organisations don’t necessarily seek the counsel of those who understand what is happening at the coalface – those who know what it is for a woman to be in an ab

Swapping war stories

As the centenary of the battle at Gallipoli approaches, it would seem the entire country is invited to remember the event that many feel ‘forged a nation’.

Gallipoli revisited

Russell Crowe Movie  l  The Water Diviner  l  M Russell Crowe has chosen one of the great narratives of modern Australia to make his directorial debut.

Preserving the past

Anne Don in front of the library The first thing to greet visitors at Orrong Road Uniting Church is a plaque commemorating the laying of the foundation stone in 1887.

Hope in Harare

Mark Edmonds and Lovemore the gardener at the orphanage discussing drip irrigation installation When Mark Edmonds (pictured left) left his busy corporate job he could have been forgiven for settling quietly into retireme

Challenge for the church

Shane and Elly Clifton Many churches would claim to be inclusive of people with a disability – wheelchair ramps, widened doorways and handrails ensure access for all.

LGBTI: Daring the church

Every two years since 1994, LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people with a connection to the Uniting Church in Australia have met to share their experiences of faith at the Uniting Network Austral

Life choices

                                As the saying goes, the only certainties in life are death and taxes.

Cotton picking persistence

A child picking cotton                                   It is highly unlikely that anyone who lives in the Central Asian country of Uz

Love song

David Hodges and David Ross Smith                                     The pilot-music therapy program offered by Uniting AgeWell r