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The Uniting Church in Australia today expressed its disappointment in the Senate Report into the Stronger Futures Legislation.

The Uniting Church in Australia today expressed strong support for allowing asylum seekers to live in the community while their claims are being processed.

The Uniting Church in Australia believes that today's report from the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People signals a landmark opportunity in our journey towards reconciliation.

The Australian Government’s Dollar-for-Dollar initiative will match each dollar donated to appeals run by AusAID-accredited Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) working to alleviate the food crisis in the Horn of Africa from 5 October until 30 November 2011.

The Uniting Church in Australia welcomes yesterday's announcement that the protection claims by asylum seekers will now be assessed onshore as an opportunity for the Government to re-commit to a policy that upholds our international obligations and sets a standard of care and compassion of which we can be proud.

The Uniting Church in Australia has today written to the Labor Caucus urging them to reject the proposed amendments to the Migration Act.

The Uniting Church in Australia has welcomed the High Court decision that held invalid the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship's declaration of Malaysia as a safe country for the transfer of asylum seekers who have arrived in Australia.

The Uniting Church in Australia has congratulated the Government and the members of the Multi-Party Climate Change Committee on today's announcement of a price on pollution.

The Uniting Church in Australia welcomes yesterday's announcement that the protection claims by asylum seekers will now be assessed onshore as an opportunity for the Government to re-commit to a policy that upholds our international obligations and sets a standard of care and compassion of which we can be proud.

The Uniting Church in Australia has today written to all Federal Labor parliamentarians, expressing its shock at the cruel and punitive plan to 'swap' refugees with Malaysia.

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