Thursday, 11 February, 2016

Initiatives of Change Australia is launching a national consultation process around Australia, aiming to capture the full range of ongoing work currently associated with IofC – and to take new steps toward creating the future. This ‘Roadmap’ process for change and development within the network is to clarify and evolve the vision, mission and calling for IofC Australia.

Wednesday, 09 September, 2015
AGM New Members

Almost 60 years after Moral Re-Armament was incorporated in Australia, its Annual General Meeting voted unanimously to update its legal name to ‘Initiatives of Change Australia.’ The decision brings the organization’s legal name in line with existing practice.

Friday, 21 August, 2015

IofC volunteers Rob Lancaster from Canberra and David Vincent, a former child soldier and refugee from South Sudan based in Melbourne, coordinated the training that began in April 2015. Rob tells the story...

Tuesday, 07 July, 2015
Life Matters Phillipines 2015

The Life Matters Course - developed in Australia to help young adults ‘shape a path and purpose for living’ – is now being presented around Asia. From 12-21 May, the third such course in Asia took place in Pagadian, in the troubled province of Mindanao, Philippines.

Tuesday, 10 February, 2015

Who has an adequate answer for the fanaticism and hatred the fuel terrorism? How can any of us be part of creating that answer? Newsbriefs give examples of “building trust across the world’s divides”. Read more...

Monday, 22 December, 2014

Marking the 150th anniversary of the South Seas “labour traffic” to Australia, three Australians attended a ceremony in Fiji honouring the descendants of Melanesian labourers first transported to Fiji 150 years ago. Continue reading…

Monday, 20 October, 2014

Chief Inspector Bob Fitzgerald from the Blacktown Police presents certificates to some of the indigenous young people who took part in a Life Matters workshop in Blacktown, western suburbs of Sydney.

Wednesday, 01 October, 2014
Creators of Peace Australia

The Australian Daily Telegraph recently reported on the Creators of Peace annual celebration held at Baulkham Hills.

Monday, 29 September, 2014
Ninawa Younan at the UN

Nina Younan reflects on her journey through life, with a little help from Initiatives of Change. She is a representative of Demand for Action which is a global initiative that is fighting for the protection of Assyrian Christians and other minorities in Syria and Iraq through lobbying, awareness and media. She has also done an internship with the United Nations in the US in 2009.

Saturday, 27 September, 2014

A second walkathon was held recently in Perth to raise funds for the next two young Afghan interns to train in peacemaking and leadership at Asia Plateau in India.