Inclusion

“Isn't it amazing that we are all made in God's image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?”

Desmond Tutu

March 30, 2016
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Mental Health Services in WA Prisons Remain Contentious

We need better mental health services in our prisons. While diversionary courts for people suffering from mental illness have been established, there has been no progress in the provision of […]
March 18, 2016

Finding Belonging

  The world can be a pretty inhospitable place for those who are considered to be different. In a world that is trapped in its perceptions of beauty, vitality, intelligence, […]
November 17, 2015
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Peddling fear and reflex reactions to terrorism are inherently self-defeating

People who react to the Paris terrorist acts by peddling fear and urging a halt on Syrian refugees coming to Australia have got it badly wrong.  The fundamental problem with […]
April 21, 2015
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Mental Health Reform: action and resources needed now…

Baptistcare (WA) welcomes the release of the National Mental Health Commission’s Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services, and we urge bi-partisan support for the call from Mental Health Australia […]
November 28, 2014

A system cannot fail those It was never meant to protect

This week eleven Christian women were arrested after an act of non-violent direct action where they had occupied the office of a federal parliamentarian in protest relating to the continuing […]
October 20, 2014
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The World We Live In

Towards the end of September (2014) we met to reflect and pray on Peace and Unity.  We now seem to be at a moment in history when the world is on […]

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter"

Martin Luther King Jr