Social Justice

Easter – a time for action


· Tuesday, April 4, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


This Easter all are encouraged to join the annual Palm Sunday Rally through Sydney on April 9 to say “We Can Do Better” for refugees.

Peaceful presidential election in Timor-Leste


· Tuesday, April 4, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Francisco Lu-Olo Guterres, the President of FRETILIN, was elected to be the National President of Timor-Leste on March 20, with an absolute majority.

Lady Justice gagged, not silenced


· Monday, April 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Community lawyers, gagged and dressed as “Lady Justice” figures, gathered at Belmore Park on March 29 to protest for Community Legal Centres, which are facing 30 per cent cuts to their Commonwealth funding.

Housing affordability – time for NSW to turn words into action


· Thursday, March 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Housing experts and NGOs argue a 15-30 per cent minimum for affordable housing should apply to all units in new developments.

Why we still need the Mardi Gras


· Wednesday, March 8, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


I remember the first Mardi Gras. It was 1978, and it was a different world back then.

Invasion Day rally reveals momentum for change


· Wednesday, February 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


January 26 saw over 10,000 people marching from The Block in Redfern to the Yabun festival in Victoria Park.

Youth festival shines a light on justice issues


· Wednesday, February 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Issues like refugees, drug law reform and social justice advocacy took centre stage at Yurora National Christian Youth Convention.

‘We Can Do Better’ – Hope for a better way for people seeking asylum


· Friday, December 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Uniting Church congregations and Uniting staff have joined in symbolic action for refugees and people seeking asylum surrounding “Hope Sunday”, November 27.

Musos say ‘no more’ to offshore detention


· Thursday, November 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


One hundred and seventy musicians and an award-winning filmmaker donated their time and talents to say ‘no more’ to offshore detention.

Government must take a lead in building housing affordability


· Thursday, November 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


NSW Government and its Greater Sydney Commission must take the lead with 15 per cent minimum affordable housing in all major new developments.