Social Justice

Diverse communities raise voice for affordable housing and energy


· Wednesday, April 3, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


They came from as far afield as Dubbo, the Hunter and the Illawarra – and from across Greater Sydney.

New report urges: Stamp out stigma and enhance support


· Wednesday, March 20, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


People born in a non-English speaking country have similar rates of disability as other Australians but are about half as likely to receive formal disability services according to a report launched in Redfern on February 13.

Uniting and 58 partners back Mayor’s drug summit call


· Wednesday, March 20, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Uniting’s church-led drug law reform movement has welcomed the motion by the City of Sydney Council to urgently pursue a NSW drug summit.

Raise a voice for affordable housing and energy


· Wednesday, February 6, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Calling out political leaders on lower-income affordable rental policies, broad household renewable energy access and rental reform.

Early education for children seeking asylum


· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Canterbury-Bankstown Council has taken leadership that could set the standard for other local goverments.

A big step forward in Uniting’s long walk to drug reform


· Tuesday, November 20, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Fair Treatment, a campaign for long overdue drug law and policy reform.

We must lead our leaders on climate change


· Tuesday, October 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Our new “It’s only coal, it won’t hurt you” Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Berejiklian government urged to ‘do density well’


· Wednesday, September 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Community organisations across Sydney are urging the Berejiklian government to shift the focus of housing development away from quantity and towards affordability for lower-income earners.

Affordable and secure housing campaign goes local


· Tuesday, August 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Sydney’s diverse local communities and non-profit organisations are “acting local” in a concerted push for better affordable and secure housing policies to help people on lower incomes.

We can do better for people seeking asylum


· Tuesday, August 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Local constituents are meeting with federal MPs across Sydney to discuss the rights of people seeking asylum in the community.