Social Justice

Community and refugees come together to celebrate TAFE access

 

· Friday, December 8, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Celebrating the positive impact of access to free TAFE courses for refugees and people seeking asylum.

Cholera takes its toll on the people of Yemen

 

· Friday, November 10, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

After more than two years of high-intensity war, the people of Yemen are now facing another battle – a huge cholera outbreak that has affected more than 800,000 people.

Bahá’ís celebrate bicentenary

 

· Friday, November 10, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

October 21-22 weekend, the Bahá’í community celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of their Prophet and Founder, Bahá’u’lláh.

Pressure builds for affordable and secure rental

 

· Thursday, November 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

New developments have increased pressure on the Berejiklian government to act decisively on rental affordability and security.

Can politics contravene duty of care?

 

and · Saturday, October 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Mentally ill and suicidal people are being forced to endure or re-enter detention, against medical advice, at the directive of the government.

Join the fight for safety and wellbeing of asylum seekers

 

· Saturday, October 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Give Hope team is calling for urgent support for people seeking asylum facing destitution, homelessness and the forcible return to detention.

Church’s re-think on illegal drug policy explained at forum

 

· Wednesday, September 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

“If our policies had been health-oriented, our son’s life could have been saved.”

Affordable housing – governments must act

 

· Wednesday, September 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

All levels of government have responsibilites to act.

Shepherding resistance

 

· Wednesday, August 2, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

I’m in the West Bank as part of a World Council of Churches program, to provide protective presence and monitor human rights.

Time for leadership on unaffordable rental crisis

 

· Friday, July 28, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Nadine Carrick pays 70 per cent of her income on rent – and her story is by no means unusual in Sydney’s crisis of unaffordable housing.