• Baptists deplore foreign aid cuts to federal budget

    Baptist leaders have expressed grave concern at the Abbott Government’s decision to cut Australia's foreign aid spending by $7.6 billion in the five years to 2017-18.
  • Baptists welcome budget commitment to chaplaincy

    Australian Baptist Ministries welcomes the Abbott Government’s delivery on its election promise to strengthen support for school chaplaincy by allocating $245 million to chaplaincy programs in about 2900 schools over the next four years.
  • Baptists call for more compassionate immigration policy

    Australian Baptist Ministries has cautiously welcomed recommendations of the independent expert panel on asylum seekers, but acknowledged the recommendations fell short of a compassionate response to the current crisis.