The President of the Uniting Church in Australia, Rev. Gregor Henderson, today agreed there is much more to be done in the area of reconciliation for Australia's Indigenous people.
Uniting Church President, Rev. Gregor Henderson, and Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress National Administrator, Rev. Shayne Blackman have today jointly expressed concern about legislation relating to the Northern Territory Indigenous intervention.
Leaders from a number of civil society organisations meeting in Canberra today expressed their severe dismay about the legislation related to the takeover of Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory and are calling for a delay in the legislation's passage so that it can be properly assessed by the Australian community and Parliament.
On the Tenth Anniversary of the Bringing them Home Report, the Uniting Church in Australia expressed sadness at the continuing suffering of Indigenous people and communities throughout the country.