The Australian Government  announced more  cuts to our foreign aid budget last week, taking our total aid budget for 2013-2014 to less than last year’s. This is the first time since 2000 that our total foreign aid budget has gone …

Chocolate companies are making a number of efforts to address the issues of forced labour, trafficked labour and exploited child labour in the production of cocoa in West Africa. Over 70% of the world’s cocoa is grown in West Africa. …

Saturday 8 September 9:30 am – 4:30pm $30 Metro Payments $20 Concession or non Metro Participants Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent, Parkville, Melways Ref. Map 2B,D4 To seek a just society we need hope that things can …

The JIM convention is an annual event organised by the Justice and International Mission unit in the area of social justice. JIM (Justice and International Mission Unit) oversees the work of JustAct. Every year the unit explores an area of …

The Victorian Parliament has made this handy clip! Law Makin’, Made Easy  

THE NSW Governor, Marie Bashir, former High Court judge Michael Kirby and former state attorney-general Bob Debus are among a high-profile group calling for tens of millions of dollars to be diverted from the juvenile justice system each year into …

Ranjini and her two sons, aged 6 and 8, didn’t celebrate mother’s day recently. It was their fourth day of indefinite detention – without charge, without trial, without appeal. How could this happen in Australia? Ranjini was verified as a …

Thursday, April 19, 2012 in colour me red The past few months I have been doing a research project on ethical fashion, and the ways in which the Australian garment industry is exploiting its outworkers. Up until late last year, …

By UnitingWorld More than 60 students from Victorian Uniting Church schools are freshly inspired to take action after participating in a workshop to raise awareness about human trafficking in India.  Young people and their teachers came away deeply challenged by …

What’s wrong with big chocolate? from Uniting Church in Australia on Vimeo. Above is a video with some footage of a few JustActivists encouraging Darrell Lea to give look in the mirror at the “Egg on their face” in relation …