Gender Equality

October 15, 2013

The International Day of the Girl Child – The Importance of Education

I listened to an interview on the ABC with Malala Yousafzai on Friday morning on my way to work.  I learned two things, it was the International Day of the […]
March 18, 2014

The Launch of the Global Freedom Network and the fight to eradicate slavery and human trafficking by 2020

On Monday, 17th March 2014, a remarkable movement was launched by the leaders of the world’s faiths; a movement which is called the Global Freedom Network.  Among its leaders are […]
April 1, 2014

How Discriminatory are the Awards and Honours We Give Ourselves?

The debate about Tony Abbott’s decision to reintroduce a new class of awards into the Honours list has evoked much humour and some of the best quotes of the week […]
May 11, 2014


“The world is outraged young girls are being trafficked and sold into slavery. It is a crime against humanity and is something no-one should ever tolerate” said Reverend Dr Lucy […]
February 20, 2015

WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE: Friday, 20th February 2015

In the recently published Australian Human Rights Commission Report, titled ‘The Forgotten Children’, it was found immigration detention is a ‘dangerous place for children’...
March 6, 2015

Family Violence – Australia’s Real Domestic Terrorism – A Reflection on International Women’s Day

By the third week in February 2015, 14 women had died across Australia from domestic violence. Previously, Australia had an average of...
November 6, 2015

Poverty and Growth – Believing two contradictory facts at the same time!

There is an interesting conundrum facing us, created by our human capacity to believe in two contradictory facts at the same time.   And what do I mean by that statement? […]
December 11, 2015

Refugees and Fleeing from Danger

I have been reflecting on what it must be like to be a refugee and outcast. As we journey through Advent as God’s people today, it is worth remembering Christianity […]
October 14, 2016

Sexism, Misogyny and Grief

There is something deeply disturbing about the recent discussions of sexism, misogyny, and the claims and counter claims of sexual abuse in this country and overseas. The absolute hatred, disrespect […]