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The Assembly has designed new posters and pull-up banners to celebrate the Uniting Church's Covenanting relationship with the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress.
The national leaders of the Uniting Church in Australia and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) have lamented the Federal Government’s failure to embrace greater national representation for First Peoples.
President Stuart McMillan shared a personal perspective on reconciliation and renewal with Australia's First Peoples at the Methodist Consultative Council of the Pacific in Tonga in May 2017.
The Assembly Standing Committee (ASC) and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) National Committee have held an important joint meeting to discuss what it would mean for the Uniting Church to acknowledge sovereignty of First Peoples.
Uniting Church members from around the country have joined brothers and sisters from the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress to mark the centenary of the church at Warruwi on South Goulburn Island off the coast of the Northern Territory.
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Close the Gap initiative for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
Yolŋu First People from north-eastern Arnhem Land and others around the nation continue to raise many concerns, particularly about health.
The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has issued a Survival Day message, calling for a new national conversation about sovereignty for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The national and state councils of the Uniting Church in Australia and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress stand as one with AFL player and former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes, who has been subjected to unacceptable racist booing at AFL games.
The National Conference of the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress has made two new leadership appointments.
The Rev. Dennis Corowa is the new National UAICC Chairperson. Rev. Corowa is also currently Chairperson of the Queensland UAICC Regional Committee (Calvary Presbytery). Dennis has been involved with Congress since 1985, working in congregational ministry and school and prison chaplaincy.