Current Letter Writing Actions

Victorian Legislative Council Election Reform

There are parts to our electoral system that are open for manipulation and exploitation. At the last Victorian state we saw claims made that make it clear that the Legislative council election can be manipulated in ways that undermine the public interest and the common good. Add your voice to calls for reforming the Victorian electoral system.

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Stage 3 Tax Cuts

At the last election Labor made promises that led to their taking Government. These significant promises require revenue, but also chose to maintain the previous Morrison Government’s commitment to ‘stage three’ tax cuts that give massive handouts to the top wealthy 20% of Australians. Help us remind the government that as a society we have more important priorities than making the wealthy wealthier.

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Fast Track Processing of People Seeking Asylum

The Australian ‘fast track’ process for refugees is anything but fast, with people still waiting to be processed for over nine years since the program began. Currently 7,781 people placed on fast track still need their cases resolved. Labor committed to abolishing the fast track process, so help us to hold them to this election process and implement fairer pathways for refugees and people seeking Asylum.

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PALM scheme reforms

The Australian Government set up the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) in 2012 to allow people from the Pacific Islands and Timor-Leste to work on Australian farms for six months. Now called the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme, there have been some problems with exploitation. More safeguards are needed to prevent exploitation, including minimum hour work weeks and access to Medicare.


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Current Postcard Actions

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e-mail with a request for this postcard, your address and the number of postcards you would like.

Online Abuse

Online sexual abuse is a global issue. In the Philippines alone, 20% of internet-using children aged 12-17 years of age we victims of sexual exploitation in 2022. Abusers are located in places like Australia, and more can be done here to protect children everywhere. Help protect children by calling for reforms that make it easier to report and eliminate abuse material.

Ongoing Postcard Actions


e-mail with a request for this postcard, your address and the number of postcards you would like.

Insecure Work Reforms

Every workplace should be just and secure, but this is not the case for the on-demand gig economy. Help prevent exploitation and protect venerable workers.


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Compassion for Refugees

1.4 million refugees still need to be resettled, and of this number Australia has committed to taking in 27,000 per year with an additional 5,000 sponsored by community groups. Let’s ensure this commitment is reached.

This Month's Resource Highlights

  • Feedback on issues survey

    Each year we invite our supporters to tell us which issues they most want us to campaign with them on towards just outcomes. This is what we were told.

  • Lent Event

    UnitingWorld’s 2023 Lent Event is now available. 40 days of prayer, simplicity and generosity. Visit the website to access the prayer guide, Lent Event Challenge and the ability to donate to help fight poverty and injustice in partner communities.

  • WWF infographic food waste

    WWF have prepared an infographic to help tackle food waste.

  • Reducing emissions through what you eat

    We can help combat greenhouse gas emission through what we eat. This document is the rationale behind this argument.

  • Reducing emissions through reducing food waste

    Tips on reducing Food waste.

  • Reducing Emissions from our diet

    Information on reducing emission from our diet prepared by the Uniting Church Synod of NSW and ACT.

  • Reduce meat brochure from ARRCC

    ARCC pamphlet on eating less meat as a way to alleviating climate change.

  • The Sin of Social Injustice Resource for Word Day of Social Justice

    26 February 2023 world Day of Social Justice reflection by the Synod of WA.

The Uniting Church in Australia is committed to acting justly and compassionately in the world. We believe that our participation in God’s mission calls us toward the transformation that God desires for us all, marked by reconciliation, love, justice, peace, abundance and flourishing for all people and the whole earth. In Our Vision for a Just Australia, the Uniting Church in Australia has articulated its vision for a just, compassionate and inclusive nation in this updated 2021 statement and resource.

Previous Resource Highlights

  • Survey on JIM Cluster Issues for 2023

    The JIM Clusters asks our supporters annually to give us feedback on the issues that matter the most. Please fill out this survey to help inform us what issues you would like resourcing on.

  • JIM Calendar 2023

    The 2023 JIM Calendar is now available.

  • Australia reMADE Report on Public Good

    Connection. Care. Contribution. Three things that are the core of Australia reMADE finding in its report on what we want out of the Public Good in Australia.

  • Building the Uniting Church Refugee and People Seeking Asylum Network

    The JIM Cluster is building a network of people working with refugees and people seeking asylum across Victoria and Tasmania in the Uniting Church.

  • Uniting Church Methodology in the Public Sphere

    This document details how the JIM Cluster operates in the public sphere through its relationships with the media and social justice advocacy. Click to learn more about how the JIM cluster operates in pursuit of its work.

  • JIM Report to Synod

    The Justice and International Mission (JIM) Cluster prepares a report on its activity for each meeting of the Uniting Church in Vic/Tas Synod. This document is that report made available to our supporters.

  • Federal Election Resources 2022

    Based on the Uniting Church Assembly Resource ‘Our Vision for a Just Australia’, a resource for the upcoming federal election has been created to assist as you consider your vote. It also links to further information, and discussion points to being a conversation with your local candidate.

  • Democracy, Justice, and Allegiance: Some Theological Thoughts

    Rev Dr Sean Winter, Pilgrim College, shares his thoughts on the church’s relationship with Democracy, and considers Christian engagement with the political sphere. Prepared in response to the 2021 JIM Convention.

  • GreenPower for Congregations

    A resource for Congregations and individuals looking for more information about GreenPower, while offering a pathway to compare how energy retailers generate renewable energy.

  • Assessing Disinformation

    The Christian faith is fundamentally concerned with questions of truth. In this new age of disinformation and ‘subjective’ truths, this resource offers to help sort through the noise and identify disinformation more easily.

  • Mentoring Refugees – Can you Assist?

    Community Refugee Sponsorship Australia (CRSA) are looking for volunteers to take part in their Group Mentorship Program for refugees in Melbourne. This resource will tell you how.

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