This ethnographic investigation will consider the impact of the Christian message of Justice in Australian society. The following Framing questions will inform the investigation: + Is Australia a Christian country? • What type of relationship exists between the Christian churches and the Government in this country? ✓• In what ways do Christian churches support and implement government policy in Australia? • To what degree does the Government rely on religious Institutions to implement government policy? + What evidence is there that religion makes a significant contribution to the social fabric of Australian life? + Can religion and politics mix? • How do religious institutions inform Government policies?