2017 MEDIA RELEASES
Anglicans call for Constitutionally-entrenched First Nations Voice 9 November, 2017
In May 2017 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from across Australia gathered to discuss the recognition of Australia’s First Peoples in our Constitution. This National Constitutional Convention was the culmination of years of work and activism, and comprehensive consultations in cities and towns around the country.
ABM responds in times of emergency 3 October, 2017
ABM has launched two emergency appeals this week seeking to raise funds for thousands of people affected by the eruptions of Manaro Volcano in Vanuatu as well as in support of All Churches Together (ACT) Alliance’s emergency relief efforts to assist the many Rohinya refugees fleeing from the increasingly violent situation in Myanmar.
Time to confront the ‘Doctrine of Discovery’ says Indigenous Bishop 15 August, 2017
Bishop Mark MacDonald, the National Indigenous Bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada spoke about the Reconciliation journey of the Canadian Church during his recent Australian visit.
Strengthening Theological Education in Arnhem Land 18 July, 2017
ABM is proud to support the Nungalinya Theological College, which provides quality education and life skills training to communities in Arnhem Land and the islands of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Post Emergency Recovery – Anglicans Make a Difference in Vanuatu 14 June, 2017
In May ABM launched an emergency appeal following Tropical Cyclone Donna, which had battered the islands of Vanuatu and left a trail of damage in parts of the country.
No child should suffer - support ABM's Tax Appeal 12 May, 2017
ABM’s 2017 Tax Appeal supports the Child Nutrition project based at the Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza.
Resources for National Reconciliation Week 21 April, 2017
National Reconciliation Week, 27 May - 3 June, is a vital week in the church's calendar for which ABM has produced free resources.
A gift to others this Easter 20 March, 2017
ABM’s Good Friday and Easter Gift encourages Anglicans to support partners in Jerusalem and Australia to give the gifts of health and education this Easter.
Urgent Support Needed for the East Africa Famine Response 14 March, 2017
ABM has launched an emergency appeal seeking to raise $100,000 as the crisis worsens in parts of East Africa due to extreme drought.
Free Lent Resources Encourage Travelling on the Slow Path 23 January, 2017
ABM has launched its annual Lent resources and this year offers an additional Easter app with the aim to facilitate a journey on the slow path of prayer and listening.