By Tim Lam
Crystal methamphetamine, more commonly known as ‘ice’, has featured prominently in news headlines in recent times.
By PENNY MULVEY
Prof Triggs found herself catapulted into the public eye as a result of The Forgotten Children report.
By Penny Mulvey
In her role as President of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), Professor Gillian Triggs has become a prominent public figure, the topic of heated dinner party conversations.
By Dr Lin Manhong
The Cato Lecture is an important feature of the triennial Assembly in the Uniting Church in Australia.
By NIGEL TAPP
Some within the Uniting Church would deride the triennial Assembly gathering as a bit of talkfest.
Yes, there is a lot of talking throughout the six days as the members deal with a range of issues.
The 14th Assembly of the Uniting Church has demanded that the Australian Government adopt policies which genuinely seek to support rather than demonise asylum seekers and refugees.
It’s been a good Assembly. There’s been very respectful listening.
Rev Alastair Macrae introduced the Doctrine Working Group’s The theology of marriage and same-gender relationships within the Uniting Church report to the Assembly, noting that the report is based on the 1997 resolution
Any synod seeking to evoke Special Circumstances in the future will be bound by a clear and prescribed process of consultation following a decision of the Assembly.
The Uniting Church in Australia has been unable to achieve consensus on a proposal to amend regulations regarding eldership and church councils.
Chair of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Justice Peter McClellan, speaks to the 14th Triennial Assembly of the Uniting Church.
Rob Floyd, national director of UnitingWorld
The Uniting Church in Australia has encouraged Church members to advocate strongly for increases in government overseas aid funding.
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