Border Farce

Review by NICK MATTISKE BOOK | VIOLENT BORDERS | BY REECE JONES | VERSO IN 2015, 3700 people died trying to enter Europe.

Pregnant refugee at risk in Nauru

Paediatric ward in Nauru (photo: Greens MP) The Synod of Victoria and Tasmania is calling on the federal government to immediately admit a pregnant refugee on Nauru to an Australian hospital.

2016: A year of surprises, tragedy and hope

As 2016 draws to a close, Crosslight looks back on the biggest stories from this year. On the political front, 2016 was a tumultuous year with plenty of shocks and surprises.

Advent stories of joy: New wave of refugees

For Christians the birth of Jesus is not just an historical event to be marked on Christmas Day but is an ongoing story of the way that God is at work in the world.

Protests at Parliament House

Refugee advocates have returned to Parliament House for a second day of protests against the government’s treatment of people seeking asylum.

US Refugee Deal Raises Hope and Questions

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has welcomed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s recent announcement of a ‘one-off’ agreement with the United States to resettle refugees currently detained

Rev runs for refugees

While most Uniting Church ministers spend their Sunday mornings preparing to lead a worship service, on Sunday 16 October Rev Nigel Hanscamp will be preparing to line up with more than 30,000 runners to complete the Melb

Global summit on refugees

Leaders from around the world will gather at New York on Monday to discuss the international response to the global refugee crisis.

The power of pictures

Friday Forum Your views on the news An image of a little boy, bloodied and covered from head-to-toe in dust, has come to symbolise the suffering endured by a whole generation of Syrian children.