History

April 22, 2016
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Old sins cast long shadows.

  Hearing and Heeding Australia’s Aborigines’ cry for justice: A Biblical call to action to resolve today’s challenges. 9th August 2013, St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Brisbane  by Peter Adam   I thank you […]
April 8, 2016
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William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce’s life story is often told in the context of his campaign for the abolition of slavery. He also had a close friendship with England’s youngest ever Prime Minister, […]
April 4, 2016
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Establishing Racism: the Australian way

Many Australians take pride in being part of a multicultural; however, Australia has another story. Immigration to Australia was restricted almost exclusively to whites until the mid-1970s. The legislation was known […]
March 30, 2016
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Sorry Day: remembering and unfinished business

During the twentieth century Australia removed tens of thousands of Indigenous children from their parents, families and communities. In 1997 a 600-page report titled “Bringing Them Home” was tabled in […]