Stepping up to run a business

Stepping Stones is a micro-enterprise training and support program tailored to women from refugee, migrant and asylum seeker backgrounds.

Being there for asylum seekers

Uniting Church agencies are calling for help in supporting asylum seekers attempting to make a new life in Australia.

Christian women pay a call on Canberra

A delegation of ecumenical women leaders in Canberra have spoken out in support of female political representation and leadership while also urging MPs to increase foreign aid and end the offshore detention of children.

Gesture of solidarity

Uniting Church congregations throughout Australia are standing in solidarity with the refugees on Manus Island following their forced removal from the decommissioned detention centre.

Australians of the Year call for end to Manus crisis

A dozen former Australians of the Year have called on political leaders to immediately address the ‘human disaster’ unfolding on Manus Island, as police and military begin to forcibly remove over 400 men from a detention

Taskforce chair says time to end offshore detention

The chair of the Australian Churches’ Refugee Taskforce (ACRT) has called for the recognition that offshore detention has failed, even according to its original charter, and called for detainees to be immediately settle

‘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.