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News and Events for ACT (view all)

30 Septo03 Oct

Beyond Festival 2016

19 Novto21 Nov

Voices for Justice 2016

Be inspired…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

2016 Election Update

We saw some encouraging shifts this election with regard to attention on issues of Aid…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for NSW (view all)

09 Aug

Exposure Experiences (DEEP) Information Session - NSW

Are you keen to come and see the amazing work of TEAR's partners for yourself?  Do you have the courage to go DEEPer in your journey of faith and justice?   Are you thinking about coming on an Exposure Experience with TEAR but have lots of questions?   Come to an Information Session to find out more about TEAR's upcoming Exposure Experiences to Cambodia and India in January 2017…

30 Septo03 Oct

Beyond Festival 2016

19 Novto21 Nov

Voices for Justice 2016

Be inspired…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

2016 Election Update

We saw some encouraging shifts this election with regard to attention on issues of Aid…

The NSW Young Adults Group retreats to the Mountains

At the start of February some TEAR Young Adults had a few days away to hang out, walk, talk, eat, reflect and pray…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for NT (view all)

19 Novto21 Nov

Voices for Justice 2016

Be inspired…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

2016 Election Update

We saw some encouraging shifts this election with regard to attention on issues of Aid…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for QLD (view all)

22 Oct

Servants Australia one day event ‘With God in the Slums: Enquirers Day and Summit’

Servants Australia invites you to their annual gathering to explore Mission of God in rapidly urbanising and economically divided world…

29 Oct

Voices for Justice - Queensland

Join together with other Queensland Christians for this one-day training and action event as we pray, worship, learn and act to influence our newly elected Parliament on Australia's contribution to a world free from poverty…

19 Novto21 Nov

Voices for Justice 2016

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04 Decto17 Dec

Community Orientation Course in West End hosted by people in the Waiters Union

4-17 December 2016 An opportunity to explore spirituality, community and compassion together with some people involved with the Waiter’s Union community network in West End Brisbane…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

QLD Week of Justice with Uni Impact

Between the 13th and 19th of July TEAR in QLD hosted a week of Justice with a group of Students connected to the international university group Uni-Impact/Campus Outreach…

New Mackay TEAR Group

We have just added the new Mackay TEAR Group to our growing list of Queensland TEAR Groups!   Last month we added The Gap, Hervey Bay and Townsville TEAR Groups! And all groups are all keen to add new members!  If you would like more details about any of the new groups or other groups across the state please contact Di - details are below…

2016 Election Update

We saw some encouraging shifts this election with regard to attention on issues of Aid…

Community Orientation Course

The 'Community Orientation Course' course includes input, in a variety of styles, from local people who are exploring non-violence, food ethics and environmental issues, and those who work alongside indigenous groups, migrants, refugees and others who are struggling with serious disadvantages and significant disabilities…

TEAR QLD Calendar of Events 2016

February TEAR groups commence…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for SA (view all)

TEAR is offering Simulations Games

You are invited to book a night for your church, youth group or school…

12 Novto14 Nov

Voices for Justice - Adelaide

Voices for Justice South Australia is your opportunity to raise your voice and influence our nation’s leaders on behalf of the world’s poorest people…

19 Novto21 Nov

Voices for Justice 2016

Be inspired…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

Upcoming TEAR events

TEAR are hosting, or involved in running, a number of amazing events over the next few months…

2016 Election Update

We saw some encouraging shifts this election with regard to attention on issues of Aid…

TEAR Down Under - January Bicycle Fundraiser

Are you a keen cyclist?  Would you like to try your legs on some of the biggest and most exciting hills around Adelaide during the Tour Down Under? TEAR is planning to run a 4 day bike tour culminating in the Bupa Challange as a fund raiser for TEAR's amazing work…

Praying for Change @ the Joinery

On the second Wednesday of every month at 4:00 at the TEAR SA office will host a prayer meeting…

Tea and Sympathy @ the Joinery

The South Australian TEAR Staff invite you to join them for Tea and Sympathy at 4:00 on the last Wednesday of every month…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for TAS (view all)

19 Novto21 Nov

Voices for Justice 2016

Be inspired…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

2016 Election Update

We saw some encouraging shifts this election with regard to attention on issues of Aid…

Church Engagement Volunteers Needed

TEAR Australia is seeking two committed and willing key volunteers to join our Tasmanian church engagement team…

New Volunteering Opportunities in Victoria - Join our Team!

Young Adults Intern Are you passionate about mobilising Young Adults to act justly, love mercy and walk humbly? Do you enjoy walking alongside Young Adults, spurring them on in their faith? Then, we would love to hear from you! The TEAR Victorian team is looking for a new Young Adults Intern to continue the great work started by our current intern of supporting and growing our well established Young Adults Network in Melbourne…

VIC/TAS TEAR 2016 Dates

Hi friends! Welcome to 2016! We look back on 2015 and are grateful for all God has done through our wonderful supporters and project partners throughout the world and are excited for all that 2016 will hold…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for VIC (view all)

19 Novto21 Nov

Voices for Justice 2016

Be inspired…

19 Novto21 Nov

Voices for Justice - Victoria Cohort

Micah Australia’s Voices for Justice event is happening in November! TEAR will be there, along with hundreds of other Christians passionate about speaking up for justice…

Two New Young Adult TEAR Groups Launching

For those of you who are young at heart (and age) - two new young adult TEAR groups are launching in October…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

Book Launch: Coming Back to Earth by Jonathan Cornford

About the Book Coming back to Earth…

2016 Election Update

We saw some encouraging shifts this election with regard to attention on issues of Aid…

TEAR Victoria Young Adults Network Now Meeting in the Inner North!

This is what you have been waiting for! The TEAR Victoria Young Adults Network is now meeting in the Inner North!  TEAR's Vic Young Adults Network is a well established movement of young adults who gather together every month to eat, catch up, pray and learn from a variety of people involved in an array of really interesting work…

New Volunteering Opportunities in Victoria - Join our Team!

Young Adults Intern Are you passionate about mobilising Young Adults to act justly, love mercy and walk humbly? Do you enjoy walking alongside Young Adults, spurring them on in their faith? Then, we would love to hear from you! The TEAR Victorian team is looking for a new Young Adults Intern to continue the great work started by our current intern of supporting and growing our well established Young Adults Network in Melbourne…

VIC/TAS TEAR 2016 Dates

Hi friends! Welcome to 2016! We look back on 2015 and are grateful for all God has done through our wonderful supporters and project partners throughout the world and are excited for all that 2016 will hold…

2015 TEAR Vic Gathering - Wrap Up

On Saturday the 24th of October 150 people from all over Victoria gathered for TEAR's 2015 Vic Gathering…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for WA (view all)

19 Novto21 Nov

Voices for Justice 2016

Be inspired…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

2016 Election Update

We saw some encouraging shifts this election with regard to attention on issues of Aid…

Please note Just Leadership (Sep 13th) and Just Desserts (Sep 14th) have been cancelled.

Apologies, but due to staff changes and long service leave these two events will no longer be proceeding…

Volunteering Opportunities at TEAR WA

Are you interested in using your skills and passion to help out the work that TEAR does here in WA?  Then browse the following volunteer opportunities to see if there is anything that matches your skills and energy, and contact Phil Croot (0418 243 680 or

WA TEAR Groups

In 2015 TEAR WA is focusing on the support, renewal and growth of local TEAR groups…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

Further Education

TEAR is involved in the development and delivery of a number of courses in theological colleges around Australia. These are fully accredited courses, some available through distance mode with face-to-face intensives. Read more.

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