Brad Chilcott

Brad Chilcott
Brad Chilcott is the founder and National Director of Welcome to Australia, a national movement of people working together to cultivate a culture of welcome in our nation. Welcome to Australia manages two Welcome Centres (in Adelaide and Newcastle) and has 9 branches in cities and regional centres providing personal and practical support for asylum seekers, refugees and other new arrivals through a variety of programs and public campaigns.

Articles by Brad Chilcott

Possibility before protest

As founder and national director of Welcome to Australia my dream is that many thousands of refugees and other migrants arrive safely in Australia every year to be welcomed into a fair, diverse and inclusive society where they will live … Read More

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Faithful progressives

Gandhi is famous in Christian circles for saying “I like your Christ. I don’t like your Christians – you are so unlike your Christ.” It seems that most people in the Western world agree with this sentiment. I’m a pastor and … Read More

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Social Change Starts With Us

Despite the years – even decades – of sacrificial, generous and thankless work of advocates, activists, academics and artists calling for a more compassionate, welcoming and humane society, Australians overwhelming voted for a government that promised to be harder on … Read More

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