The disability services worker from Bundaberg in Queensland was returning to the Sunraysia region for the first time in 30 years – a region that holds some painful memories for him.
The Paradise Papers have lifted the lid on the on-going tax cheating activities by the obscenely rich and multinational corporations.
The north-west regional Victoria town of Patchewollock may only have a population of 133 people, but more than 100 churchgoers and visitors gathered at the local Uniting Church in early November to celebrate the congregation’s 90th anniversary.
Australians overwhelmingly voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage, with more than 61 percent of respondents voting ‘yes’.
This year the Victorian parliament legislated to establish the Reportable Conduct Scheme. Overseen by the Commission for Children and Young People, the legislation only applies in Victoria. The Reportable Conduct Scheme commenced on 1 July this year and aims to improve organisational responses to suspected child abuse by workers/volunteers and to identify people who pose a risk of ...
There was much joy inside Footscray Community Uniting Church as 400 people gathered to celebrate the ordination of Rev Paul Aleu Dau.
The South Sudanese community in Footscray danced and sang in Paul’s native Dinka language while family and friends prayed for Paul who begins his ordained ministry at Springvale Uniting Church this month.
Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus.
The week ahead will be challenging for our community and our church, as the results of the government’s voluntary postal survey on same gender marriage will be released.
A few weeks ago I participated in the biennial South Sudanese National Conference in Melbourne.
The theme for the conference was ‘First Be Reconciled’ based on Mathew 5:23-24.
ECOS (English Conversations for Overseas Students) was formed in 2012 to provide informal English practice for international students, working holiday travellers, new migrants and refugees.
Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress Tasmanian-based minister Rev Tim Matton-Johnson still recalls, with some emotion, witnessing a cleansing and healing service for indigenous Canadian children in Saskatchewan earlier this year.