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News and Events for ACT (view all)

Change the Record: Take Action

In response to the disproportionately high levels of Indigenous incarceration, TEAR Australia is joining the Change the Record campaign…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Gathering with the TEAR Community - July State Conferences

Thank you to all of you who came along to our State Conferences in NSW, SA and WA last month! We gathered for a special time of fellowship, learning and inspiration with our wonderful TEAR communities in each state and went deeper in our learning and discipleship with many fantastic speakers…

2017 TEAR NSW/ACT Conference program outline

Friday July 14 Evening Session 6:00 pm Rego opens + light dinner + Beverages 6:40 pm I am a Slam Poet - Phil Wilcox 7:00 pm Welcome, Meet Jonathan Cornford 7:30 pm Climate and Conflict - The Crisis in East Africa 8:00 pm

NSW/ACT Conference 2017 - Afternoon Session Workshops

Responding Practically and Creatively…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

TEAR NSW/ACT Calendar of Events 2017

February TEAR Groups commence, contact your local TEAR Group for details 20th February TEAR Launch 2017…

Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

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…

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)

Change the Record: Take Action

In response to the disproportionately high levels of Indigenous incarceration, TEAR Australia is joining the Change the Record campaign…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Going deeper with TEAR in NSW

Thank you to those who attended our NSW Conference: Coming Back to Earth! Here are a couple of great ways to connect further with the TEAR community and go deeper in your justice journey: Join or start a TEAR Group If you want to know more about TEAR, help us with our advocacy or to keep yourself informed of the work of TEAR, 

Gathering with the TEAR Community - July State Conferences

Thank you to all of you who came along to our State Conferences in NSW, SA and WA last month! We gathered for a special time of fellowship, learning and inspiration with our wonderful TEAR communities in each state and went deeper in our learning and discipleship with many fantastic speakers…

2017 TEAR NSW/ACT Conference program outline

Friday July 14 Evening Session 6:00 pm Rego opens + light dinner + Beverages 6:40 pm I am a Slam Poet - Phil Wilcox 7:00 pm Welcome, Meet Jonathan Cornford 7:30 pm Climate and Conflict - The Crisis in East Africa 8:00 pm

NSW/ACT Conference 2017 - Afternoon Session Workshops

Responding Practically and Creatively…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

TEAR NSW/ACT Calendar of Events 2017

February TEAR Groups commence, contact your local TEAR Group for details 20th February TEAR Launch 2017…

Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

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…

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)

Change the Record: Take Action

In response to the disproportionately high levels of Indigenous incarceration, TEAR Australia is joining the Change the Record campaign…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Gathering with the TEAR Community - July State Conferences

Thank you to all of you who came along to our State Conferences in NSW, SA and WA last month! We gathered for a special time of fellowship, learning and inspiration with our wonderful TEAR communities in each state and went deeper in our learning and discipleship with many fantastic speakers…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

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…

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)

Change the Record: Take Action

In response to the disproportionately high levels of Indigenous incarceration, TEAR Australia is joining the Change the Record campaign…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Gathering with the TEAR Community - July State Conferences

Thank you to all of you who came along to our State Conferences in NSW, SA and WA last month! We gathered for a special time of fellowship, learning and inspiration with our wonderful TEAR communities in each state and went deeper in our learning and discipleship with many fantastic speakers…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

TEAR QLD Calendar of Events 2017

October October 27th-28th - The Justice Conference (in Melbourne)…

QLD Speaker Bookings for 2017 Now Open.

In the busy world of Church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

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…

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)

Change the Record: Take Action

In response to the disproportionately high levels of Indigenous incarceration, TEAR Australia is joining the Change the Record campaign…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Going deeper with TEAR in SA

Once again, thank you to those who attended our SA Conference: Renew Our World! Here are a couple of great ways to connect further with the TEAR community and go deeper in your justice journey: Join or start a TEAR Group If you want to know more about TEAR, help us with our advocacy or to keep yourself informed of the work of TEAR, 

Gathering with the TEAR Community - July State Conferences

Thank you to all of you who came along to our State Conferences in NSW, SA and WA last month! We gathered for a special time of fellowship, learning and inspiration with our wonderful TEAR communities in each state and went deeper in our learning and discipleship with many fantastic speakers…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

TEAR Groups in SA

Many of TEAR's Partners use the Self Help Group approach to development…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

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…

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)

Change the Record: Take Action

In response to the disproportionately high levels of Indigenous incarceration, TEAR Australia is joining the Change the Record campaign…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Gathering with the TEAR Community - July State Conferences

Thank you to all of you who came along to our State Conferences in NSW, SA and WA last month! We gathered for a special time of fellowship, learning and inspiration with our wonderful TEAR communities in each state and went deeper in our learning and discipleship with many fantastic speakers…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

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…

Church Engagement Volunteers Needed

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

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)

Change the Record: Take Action

In response to the disproportionately high levels of Indigenous incarceration, TEAR Australia is joining the Change the Record campaign…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Gathering with the TEAR Community - July State Conferences

Thank you to all of you who came along to our State Conferences in NSW, SA and WA last month! We gathered for a special time of fellowship, learning and inspiration with our wonderful TEAR communities in each state and went deeper in our learning and discipleship with many fantastic speakers…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

TEAR Vic Calendar of Events 2017

February - March Young Adults Gathering - 16th February TEAR’s young adult approach, in partnership with the local church, attempts to create spaces of gathering and support which disciple, empower and mobilise young adults towards a more closely aligned kingdom lifestyle…

Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

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…

Meet the TEAR Victoria Intern Team

Tracy Douglas-Team Leader Schools Education Team Hi!  I’m Tracy…

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)

16 Septo17 Sep

Bibbulmun Track Journey (A Step towards Reconciliation)

Connect with Indigenous friends; Dean Wynne and Allan Kickett as we walk about 20 km over 2 days on the Bib Track…

08 Oct

UG Shop WA Launch and afternoon tea

This is a chance for us to thank our amazing volunteers and for the Useful Gift Shop Co-ordinators and TEAR Representatives to collect, explore, understand and be updated with the latest Useful Gift Shop…

Change the Record: Take Action

In response to the disproportionately high levels of Indigenous incarceration, TEAR Australia is joining the Change the Record campaign…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Going deeper with TEAR in WA

Thank you to those who attended our WA Conference: Enough! Here are a couple of great ways to connect further with the TEAR community and go deeper in your justice journey: Join or start a TEAR Group If you want to know more about TEAR, help us with our advocacy or to keep yourself informed of the work of TEAR, 

Gathering with the TEAR Community - July State Conferences

Thank you to all of you who came along to our State Conferences in NSW, SA and WA last month! We gathered for a special time of fellowship, learning and inspiration with our wonderful TEAR communities in each state and went deeper in our learning and discipleship with many fantastic speakers…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

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…

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 Steve McKinnon (0416 118185) or

WA TEAR Groups

TEAR WA local TEAR groups - get involved!  Here is a list of groups that will be operating and using TEAR resources in 2017…

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.

Join a TEAR Group

Joining a TEAR Group is a great way to connect with people of faith who share TEAR's passion for achieving justice and ending poverty. Read more.

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