News - UnitingJustice Australia

The Uniting Church in Australia has today called on the Australian Government to address the humanitarian crisis affecting Iraq, even though Australian troops are on the way home.

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.

Despite walking this earth 2,000 years ago, Jesus Christ continues to make more impact for good on people in the world today than any other human being.

The Uniting Church in Australia has today expressed support for the Muslim community in Sydney following a meeting last night by some 900 people opposed to a proposed Islamic school in the south-west.

The National Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia has today welcomed the Rudd Government's initiative to end the detention of asylum seekers on the island nation of Nauru.

Uniting Church leaders today condemned the Minister for Immigration's comments that Sudanese humanitarian entrants should not have access to resettlement due to their lower level of education and experience of violence.

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.

The justice agency of the Uniting Church's National Assembly, UnitingJustice Australia, today welcomed the report Women and WorkChoices: Impacts on the Low Pay Sector, which was launched in Parliament House this afternoon.

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.

UnitingJustice says that by revoking the visa of Dr Mohammed Haneef the Howard Government is using the Migration Act to undermine the legal system.

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