Candle flicker a reminder of lives cut short

A small group of church and community members gathered on the steps of Richmond Uniting Church on Wednesday evening to remember those who have passed away from overdose, suicide and illness.

‘We will die’: Manus refugees send out SOS

Refugees on Manus Island are sending out desperate pleas as they brace themselves for a violent confrontation with the Papua New Guinea military after the detention centre officially closed on Tuesday.

Launceston South Church closes after 180 years

After 180 years of meeting the spiritual needs of the people of Launceston South, the South Esk Uniting Church Cluster yesterday closed the doors on the Uniting Church building in Margaret St for the final time.