by Julie Macken I never want to go to another Palm Sunday rally again. Over the last two decades – with a brief respite during the heady days of national compassion, or indifference , from 2007 to 2012 – I have been to almost every such rally. The numbers tend to ebb and wane depending … Continue reading From camps to destitution – refugees deserve justice
by Dr. Robbie Lloyd As the mental health priority of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Social Justice Statement for 2020-21 continues to be explored among parishes and schools, there is a major issue crying out to be heard much more prominently. Australian women have had enough of being mistreated, disrespected and abused, in a society that … Continue reading Womens right to safety and respect is still MIA
by Dr. Robbie Lloyd and Ruth Moraes Communities of Western Sydney have been severely affected by the extreme heat caused by climate change, compounded by poor urban planning, according to a delegation which met Matt Kean, the NSW Minister for Energy & Environment, and Member for Hornsby on Wednesday 17 March. Leaders from various member … Continue reading Voices for Power Parliamentary Forum
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