If your over 35 years - there are roles for you in FBF as well - get in touch with us and talk to us about the Community Mentoring Panel. - give your knowledge, skills and energies to helping inform the future.
Faith in the Basin. Churches invite communities in southern Murray Darling Basin to work with them in meeting the challenges of our times.
9 February 2016: Riverina NSW
The Uniting Church in Australia (NSW.ACT Synod) and Catholic Earthcare Australia are asking young people aged 16 to 35 years living in the communities of the southern Murray Darling Basin to help nurture the things that make our communities vital and resilient in the face of change.
The Faith in A Basin Future Reference group met with the Chair of the Murray Darling basin Authority Neil Andrew in Canberra last Thursday 4 February. The Reference group members appreciated the opportunity to brief Mr Andrew about our project.
Mr Andrew spoke of the complexities facing Basin communities across the entire system, and expressed support for the FBF projects goals of helping communities to look at what might be their strengths and what will be the opportunities for the future. The MDBA also offered to arrange for further discussions with the Authority's community engagement staff.
We appreciate Mr Andrews time and we will continue to inform and liaise with his staff as FBF takes off.
Welcome to Faith in a Basin Future. Faith is an interesting word; we use it to describe our beliefs and to name our belief based identities, but we also use it as a word that describes our intentions - it is a word that takes us beyond rhetoric to action - and critically that is what Faith in a Basin Future is intent upon - taking action together with younger people for the future of Basin communities. Continue reading