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Quakers taking action

Australian Quakers are involved in many campaigns working for peace, justice, earthcare and human rights. 

Integrity in Public Office Project - July 2022

The Integrity Project is about Quakers going public with our testimony to integrity. It is a concern we are taking into the public realm, as Quakers have done for centuries. The project consists of holding a banner with the words “Show Integrity in Public Office” at the entrance road to the parking garage of federal parliament. The words Quakers, Religious Society of Friends are also on the banner. Read more here.

Peace in Action

Working towards a peaceful world is a core part of Quaker Testimony. This work can take many forms but is always based on advocating for a world where that of God is recognised in every person.

Peace work takes knowledge and skills to do well.  This Peace in Action section provides information on core concerns to the Australian Quaker community, ideas for action, and practical suggestions for being amore effective advocate for peace.

Campaigns Australia Yearly Meeting is co-sponsoring

Sacred People Sacred Earth

The Australian Religious Response to Climate Change is now part of the new global multi-faith climate activist GreenFaith International Network which aims to challenge world leaders to greater climate ambition, especially at international COP negotiations. GreenFaith's first campaign is called Sacred People, Sacred Earth.

Read more here.

Campaigns that individuals or groups of Friends are involved with

Disrupt Land Forces

Friends in Queensland are working with other peace groups on the Disrupt Land Forces Campaign. Land Forces is an international arms fair to be held in Brisbane 1-3 June 2021.

Read more here.

Palm Sunday Peace Rallies

Friends around Australia gathered with others working for peace and justice for refugees to walk, talk, pray and listen.

See images from the rallies here.