Australia

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PRAYER POINTS

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    The story of Leilani and her daughter illustrates powerfully how poverty plus lack of opportunity leads to vulnerability and desperation. It’s a story as old as the slave trade itself, but it doesnâ. […]
  • Ebola: the virus continues to claim lives

    Ebola has taken the lives of almost 4,500 people and is continuing to spread. Please pray for our partners who are working flat out to help prevent its spread.
  • Prayer update: Cyclone Hudhud

    Thank you for praying with us for communities in the path of Cyclone Hudhud which hit the east coast of India on Sunday.

INTRODUCTION

The Micah Challenge campaign in Australia brings together many churches and NGOs, and our friends at Urban Neighbours of Hope (UNOH) and Surrender have been working for years to disciple people in following Jesus among the poor.

You can find lots more information on Australia at the World Fact Book or on the BBC Country Profile.

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  • 22.10.2011

    Tentative Steps

    AUSTRALIA: I often feel like my relationship with integral mission is most like that between a child and a butterfly. Whenever I think I’m getting close to pinning it down, it swerves unexpectedly, dazzles and fascinates me again, takes off in a new direction. Sometimes I seem to loose it completely. But then I find [...]

Full name
Commonwealth of Australia
Population
21,766,711
Capital
Canberra
Full area
7,741,220 sq km
Major Languages
Major Religions
Life expectancy
81.81 years
Monetary unit
1 Australian dollar = 100 cents
Main exports
coal, iron ore, gold, meat, wool, alumina, wheat, machinery and transport equipment
GDP
$41,000 (2010 est.) per capita

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