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.

Stop foreign aid cuts

Church leaders from 12 denominations, including Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan, have called on Treasurer Scott Morrison to stop further cuts to Australia’s aid budget.

Foreign aid

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.

The cost of cuts

Cuts to overseas foreign aid. As a nation, we are becoming increasingly myopic. Our focus on self-interest no matter the cost hit a new time low this week when the Federal Treasurer announced new cost saving measures.