Seafood industry takes action

The Uniting Church’s long-term campaign to stop human trafficking and forced labour in the Thai seafood industry is starting have an impact. Thailand is the main source of seafood imports into Australia.

UnitingCare Pancake Day cooks up a storm

SOFI LAWSON Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of local churches, schools and businesses, UnitingCare’s Pancake Day is on track to raise more money this year than ever before.

Pancake Day

Churches, schools and businesses throughout Australia fired up their frying pans on Tuesday for the annual UnitingCare Pancake Day.

Flipping for a good cause

UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania is calling on locals to support the annual Pancake Day event on Tuesday, 9 February.

UnitingCare network update

By Nigel Tapp The UnitingCare Network Project’s Project Control Group (PCG) expects to make some significant announcements relating to a new network structure before the end of this month.

A spiritual investment

By Chip Henriss The Commission for Mission’s Next Gen tour to China has inspired its participants to build upon their life in the church.

New target for UnitingCare Christmas Appeal

Last month marked the launch of the 24th annual UnitingCare and Target Christmas Appeal, which has distributed more than 2 million gifts to local people who are doing it tough.

Uniting Church joins Tasmanian Gambling Reform Coalition

At the start of November the Presbytery of Tasmania joined a coalition of 15 community organisations to pressure the Hodgman Government to reduce the $200 million lost in Tasmania each year on pokies, before phasing out

LGBTI rural support program

Kildonan UnitingCare’s Diversity Project Greater Shepparton has been awarded a GLOBE Community Award for its work with young people who are same sex attracted, sex and/or gender diverse (SSASGD).

Foreign workers exploited at Baiada

The Uniting Church is calling on Baiada to improve its labour standards after new allegations surfaced of exploitation of overseas workers.

ConChord wows Melbourne and Sydney

By Larry Marshall Fresh from a successful Melbourne concert at Haileybury College on 12 September, the Sri Lanka Harmony Choir, ConChord, was a huge hit in Sydney one week later.