Social Justice

Voicing dissent in support of ‘hostages’

 

· Saturday, February 10, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

The people on Manus and Nauru and on Christmas Island, and in the mainland gulags, really are “hostages”.

Compassion overcomes conflict

 

· Friday, February 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

More than 1,000 volunteers believe a simple act of humanity can create a seismic shift in relationships between Palestinians and Israelis.

The Social Justice Forum – mission into action

 

· Friday, February 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Uniting Church takes its social justice mission seriously – and its Social Justice Forum team is back on deck in 2018 to put mission into action.

Vale Sol Bellear

 

· Thursday, February 8, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Sol Bellear passed away on November 29, 2017, aged 66, and was farewelled with a state funeral in Redfern on December 9.

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.