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Climate and creation care

Video People walking around on a Torres Strait island beach Video

Archbishop Jeremy Greaves on Torres Strait Islander 4MW (Meriba Wakai) Radio

“Seeing for myself just how serious the issue is in some places and the damage that has been done and the struggle for people to get people to listen and particularly Government to commit to proper funding to help with the…seawalls and sandbags and to do that properly…We saw the coastal erosion and heard stories about where the beach used to be and the houses that are no longer there because the land has become so eroded. In a couple of places we saw where the bones of ancestors had been washed out to sea,” says Archbishop Jeremy Greaves in his 4MW Radio interview with Aunty Jen Enosa

Archbishop-elect Jeremy Greaves being greeted by senior Saibai elder Aunty Dr Rose Elu in Kalaw Kawaw Ya at the entrance of St John’s Anglican Cathedral in Brisbane on Saturday 16 December 2023 when he was installed as the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Province of Queensland

Archbishop on way to Torres Strait Islands to witness climate change impacts

Archbishop Jeremy Greaves has today embarked on a tour of low-lying Torres Strait Islands to witness the impacts of climate change, with senior Saibai elder and NATSIAC executive member Aunty Dr Rose Elu accompanying him as a guide

Justice & Advocacy

Bangkok, Brisbane and the Biblical call for creation care

While the scale of climate injustice in the world can sometimes feel overwhelming, there are practical things we can do together to bring about a world where peace and justice flow like a river in our relationships with one another, with God and with God’s good creation,” says the Justice Unit’s Peter Branjerdporn, as the Season of Creation approaches 

Films & TV

The Forest Maker

The Forest Maker is a superb documentary well worth watching — a film about the positive legacy of faith and justice that draws the viewer into the struggle to enable local Africans to reclaim the land that is a part of their spiritual identity,” says Jonathan Sargeant from St Francis College