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Uluru Statement (including Voice to Parliament referendum) resources for clergy and lay leaders

Check out these messaging principles and FAQ guides, video and other resources created to assist clergy, lay leaders and Christian communications professionals, so they can more effectively engage their congregations and wider communities about the Uluru Statement, including constitutional recognition through an Indigenous Voice to Parliament

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How to lobby politicians: community organising tips for effectively mobilising volunteers

“Organising constituents, such as members of a congregation or ministry, to lobby their elected representative can be a highly effective advocacy strategy. In order for community organising endeavours to be successful, a strategic, persistent, flexible and patient approach is needed,” says Michelle McDonald from the Parishes and other Mission Agencies Commission

Queensland Community Alliance members gathered online in May 2021 for a Pre-Budget Assembly, including (pictured) Peter Branjerdporn from the ACSQ Justice Unit and The Ven. Geoff Hoyte from the Parish of Logan, among other Anglicans

The QCA, our Church and the $2 billion clean energy and jobs fund

“If we partner with others to bring about a common good for all people in our state and nation, we are doing God’s work. This is relevant whether we are effecting positive change or enablement for God’s good Creation, including God’s people,” says Social Responsibilities Committee member, The Ven. Bronwyn Pagram


Queensland Community Alliance

Find out more about the Anglican Parish of Logan’s involvement with the Queensland Community Alliance by watching this video, and consider attending the Alliance’s ‘Foundations of Community Organising’ training workshop in September