News & Events in WA

Lobby your Poli!

Monday 01 May 2017

Lobby your Poli – 1 May, 7.30-9pm, Perth CBD

Be equipped and empowered to lobby your politician! Put your love into action by getting the tools you need to speak up for poverty and injustice to government decision makers. Led by TEAR WA Coordinator Steve McKinnon and TEAR Volunteer Advocacy Coordinator Susanne Wilder.   

Date & time: 1 May 730-9pm

Venue: The Platform - Level 3, 256 Adelaide Terrace, Perth

If you'd like to come, please…

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Lobby your Poli!


Saturday 22 July 2017

We'd love you to join us for the WA TEAR Conference!

When: Saturday 22 July, 9am-1pm

Venue: South Perth Uniting Church

We're planning a one-day conference around the theme of “Enough” to gather, inspire and connect with our WA community. Please save the date and stay tuned for more details. 

If you'd like to attend, or to volunteer on the day get in touch with TEAR WA Coordinator Steve McKinnon on or 08 6262 2823.…

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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

Community Mobiliser

In order to achieve a more just and compassionate world we strongly believe in empowering a movement of Australian Christians. A key focus of this…

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Volunteering Opportunities at TEAR WA

WA TEAR Groups

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

Here is a list of groups that will be operating and using TEAR resources in 2017...


Perth South: 

  • Currently in recess as a new leader is sought

Perth North: 

  • A home church in Joondalup that discusses justice issues the first Wednesday of each month. 
  • Contact Christine Vawser on

Perth East: 

  • Meets the third Sunday…

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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.  So now is a great time to make a suggestion to your church leadership regarding booking a TEAR speaker for 2017.  In particular if you have not yet had an opportunity to share 'As It Is In Heaven' with your church community then this could be a great opportunity.

If you would like to get in touch to book a…

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Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

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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