A voice for justice and hope

The Uniting Church in Australia has released a comprehensive vision for a just, compassionate and inclusive nation ahead of the looming federal election.

Fighter for justice moves on

After 16 years of service and leadership in human rights advocacy, Rev Elenie Poulos will step down as National Director of UnitingJustice Australia.

Uniting Church questions Dutton

The Uniting Church has called on political candidates to not use refugees as a ‘political football’ in the wake of comments by immigration minister Peter Dutton that asylum seekers both take Australian jobs and languish

Bring Them Here

UnitingJustice Australia national director Rev Elenie Poulos has called for the immediate transfer of all asylum seekers on Manus Island to Australia.

Stand for Sanctuary

Rev Alex Sangster outside St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Fairfield. More Uniting Churches in Victoria have declared that they will offer sanctuary to asylum seekers facing deportation to Nauru.

Table talk

Elenie Poulos in discussion with Natalie Mobini from the Baha’i Community.

Nauru Detention Centre must be closed

The Uniting Church has renewed calls for the immediate closure of the Nauru detention centre after another damning report into the centre’s operations.

Faith and climate change

UnitingJustice national director Rev Elenie Poulos recently discussed the role of religion in climate change on ABC’s Compass.

Shelter from the storm

The Uniting Church’s National Assembly has adopted a new refugee and asylum seeker policy titled Shelter from the Storm.

Uniting Church condemns abuse of asylum seekers

Rev Elenie Poulos The Uniting Church in Australia has strongly condemned the continuing and systematic abuse of asylum seekers trying to reach Australia by boat and those being held indefinitely in unsuitable offshore de