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Australian Young Christian Students (AYCS), part of the End Child Detention Coalition, has called for all sides of politics to give special consideration to children who are currently detained in Australia's immigration system.

The Synod's recent decision to divest from corporations engaged in the extraction of fossil fuels has won high praise from one of the world's foremost campaigners for addressing the effects of climate change.

UnitingJustice, a unit of the Uniting Church in Australia Assembly, has publicly launched its Federal Election resource, A Just Society: Your Faith, Your Voice, Your Vote in Canberra this week.

Uniting Church justice staff from across Australia have today joined dozens of organisations and thousands of people in calling for work rights for asylum seekers living in the community.

The Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) in partnership with the Uniting Church in Australia, today welcomed the announcement of an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Recognition Act as an overdue and vitally important first step forward on the path to a referendum and Constitutional reform.

The Uniting Church in Australia has condemned the Federal Government for the disgraceful treatment of asylum seekers on Nauru outlined in today‚Äôs report by Amnesty International.

 

The Uniting Church in Australia has expressed profound concern at the Federal Government's decision to withhold support services and appropriate visa status from asylum seekers proven to be refugees.

UnitingJustice Australia, the justice policy and advocacy unit of the Uniting Church in Australia, is dismayed at reports that the Federal Labor Caucus is moving to include the Australian mainland in the Migration Act excision zone.

In light of today's decision of the High Court of Australia, the Uniting Church in Australia has called on the Government to urgently address the issue of negative ASIO assessments of refugees.

The Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia welcomes the following statement by Australian church leaders on the passing of the asylum seeker legislation.