Governance, Policies and Principles

RE in Uniting Church Schools: A Framework

Religious Education in Uniting Church schools: A Framework

This framework is designed as a resource to guide those charged with the responsibility of (re)developing Christian/religious education programs in order that these programs may be more consistent with the ethos of the Uniting Church.

Policy Statement – Education and Ministry in Uniting Church Schools and Residential Colleges

Policy Statement – Education and Ministry in Uniting Church Schools and Residential Colleges

This statement outlines the guiding principles around the participation of the Uniting Church in Australia, Queensland Synod in schools and residential colleges.

Reports from Schools and Colleges May 2016

Report from Schools and Residential Colleges May 2016

This report is a consolidation of the school and colleges’ response to the categories of faith formation; relationship with church; ministry and service activities.

Report from Schools & Colleges

Governance in Uniting Church Schools and Residential Colleges Guidelines

This booklet is designed for members of Schools and Residential College Board/Councils.  Included are sections on:

  • What is the Uniting Church
  • Governance in Uniting Church Organisations
  • Queensland Synod Processes
  • General Governance responsibilities
  • Essential Governance resources

UCA Governance Booklet

Governance UCA Cover

Constitution of Uniting Church in Australia   

Constitution of UCA

UCA Constitution

Basis of Union 1992

Basis of Union 1992

Basis of Union 1992 Cover

Statement to the Nation 1977

Statement to the Nation 1977

Statement to the Nation 1977 Cover

Regulations 2012

Regulations 2012

Regulations Cover

Ethos Statement for Uniting Church Schools in Queensland 

This statement is designed to assist schools to understand the ethos of the Uniting Church in a School context.

Ethos Statement for UCA Schools in Qld

Ethos Statement 2016 Cover

Past Abuse and Mistreatment Complaints Policy

The policy below outlines the approach and process for those who wish to engage with the Uniting Church on matters relating to their past care during their schooling in Uniting Church Schools.

Past Abuse and Mistreatment Complaints Policy

Past Abuse & Mistreatment Complaints

Education Charter 

This Charter offers broad principles and guidelines to members of the
Uniting Church in Australia, regarding education in Australian society.

National Education Charter 

National Education Charter