Tag Archives: Indigenous community

Campaign for Change unearths Queensland’s best and brightest social innovators

Dean Gibson and Kate Perry, this year's winners of Wesley Mission Queensland's Campaign for Change initiative.

An app challenging age discrimination and a series of video stories to celebrate the lives of Indigenous men have taken out the 2017 Wesley Mission Queensland Campaign for Change initiative. In a tightly contested field of five finalists, Kate Perry from Ipswich, and Dean Gibson from Brisbane’s north have each been awarded a $25 000 grant to kick-start their own ...

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Marriage: We’re talking about it

A traditional wedding cake with a rainbow layered sponge. Photo by Holly Jewell.

The 14th Uniting Church Assembly will be talking about marriage when it meets in Perth in July this year. Bruce Mullan explores some of the issues. Marriage has been a constant theme in the political conversation in Australia for several years as part of broader discussion about the legal recognition of same-gender relationships. The increasing public debate was acknowledged by ...

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Give from God’s providence

Uniting Church Queensland Synod Moderator Rev Kaye Ronalds

I had a delightful conversation with a senior student from one of our Uniting Church schools. He is considering spending a gap year to support a community in a developing country. He thinks he would like the challenge of a cross-cultural experience. Together we chatted about options for volunteering with an Indigenous community, UnitingWorld or another community organisation. He explained ...

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