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Special meeting of Synod 9 February 2019

A special meeting of Synod will occur on Saturday 9 February to determine the appointment of a new General Secretary and to consider Proposals not dealt with at the November 2018 meeting of the Presbytery and Synod.


Reflection of the Week - 16 January 2019

In the week ahead, as we prepare for the celebrations that mark Australia Day, we reflect on the cost of the birth of a new nation, to the First Peoples.


Standing Committee - December 2018 update

Standing Committee meeting updates are published to inform the wider Uniting Church SA community of the discussions, deliberations and decisions arising from each meeting of the Committee. This update refers to the recent December 2018 meeting.


At last, Australia has a Modern Slavery Act

Australia’s very first Modern Slavery Bill was passed in Australian Parliament and the Senate just last week, Thursday 29 November. It will hold Australian organisations accountable for acts of slavery hidden in their supply chains.


Editorial comment

New Times recently published an article titled "Queensland Moderator addresses media claims of congregations’ intention to split from the Uniting Church" on Wednesday 28 November. The article referenced a Gold Coast Bulletin article which published a number of misrepresentations and inaccuracies. Whilst the article acknowledged the inaccuracies, it was decided to remove the New Times article to eliminate any further misrepresentation.