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Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved! TEAR is passionate about a world where all people – and the planet – can flourish…

Free Audio from NSW TEAR Conference 2017

The 2017 TEAR NSW conference – Coming Back to Earth, Living Faithfully in the 21st Century– was an amazing time of fellowship and reflective and thoughtful teaching on God's heart for justice…

News and Events for NSW (view all)

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved! TEAR is passionate about a world where all people – and the planet – can flourish…

Free Audio from NSW TEAR Conference 2017

The 2017 TEAR NSW conference – Coming Back to Earth, Living Faithfully in the 21st Century– was an amazing time of fellowship and reflective and thoughtful teaching on God's heart for justice…

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, 

News and Events for NT (view all)

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved! TEAR is passionate about a world where all people – and the planet – can flourish…

News and Events for QLD (view all)

21 Oct

Empowering The Poor workshop

TEAR invites you to discover how you can empower the poor, at this one-day worksop presented by Ross Farley…

22 Oct

Poverty – It’s not what you think

On Sunday 22 October, TEAR Educator, Ross Farley, will be speaking at the 9…

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved! TEAR is passionate about a world where all people – and the planet – can flourish…

News and Events for SA (view all)

08 Oct

2017 Useful Gift Shop Launch (SA)

We are excited to be launching this year's Useful Gift Catalogue and Shop…

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved! TEAR is passionate about a world where all people – and the planet – can flourish…

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, 

News and Events for TAS (view all)

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved! TEAR is passionate about a world where all people – and the planet – can flourish…

News and Events for VIC (view all)

16 Sep

Indigenous Heritage Walk in the Royal Botanic Gardens with an indigenous guide.

The South Eastern Area TEAR Group has a deep passion to connect and grow deeper in reconciliation with our indigenous brothers and sisters…

18 Sep

Development And Mission: Toxic or Transformative?

What is the task of the church in serving the poor through mission and development? How can it reflect the Kingdom of God? Are good intensions good enough? Do our efforts liberate and empower or deepen dependency and erode self-sufficiency? Are short-term trips to poor communities helpful or harmful? What does effective, responsible development look like? Join us for an evening of brief presentations and panel-led discussion on this important topic…

08 Oct

TEAR Useful Gift Shop Launch Victoria

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…

19 Novto24 Nov

A Different Way Course

A Different Way course, run by Manna Gum Come and spend a week exploring Christian alternatives in areas of money, employment, consumption, sustainability, family, community, care for creation and serving the poor…

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved! TEAR is passionate about a world where all people – and the planet – can flourish…

News and Events for WA (view all)

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 Catalogue…

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved! TEAR is passionate about a world where all people – and the planet – can flourish…

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, 

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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@AusHumanitarian @TEARAustralia The empowered communities are engaged in their own development. Great work Tear Australia and ANCP.1505269749

It’s 10 years since #UNDRIP & I thank @TEARAustralia for empowering indigenous villages in 🇮🇳 #AustralianAid #ANCPtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…1505258644

#AustralianAid in action in Prey Veng province. 🇦🇺 working w/ @TEARAustralia to help 🇰🇭 communities generate income… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1505189623

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