Today, we lost something that generations of Australians that came before fought for- the recognition that community, family and leisure time matter and that if business wants to encroach on it they have to a pay a penalty in the form of higher wages to their employees. Some will say the cuts are fair, for … Continue reading Federal Court says Sunday penalty rate cuts are here to stay…
Our October-November issue of Act Justly is out. In this Issue we explore the new Social Justice Statement, Everyone’s Business: Developing an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy’. We begin with a summary of the statement from the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference, then a reflection on the Statement and some of the ideas shared by the likes … Continue reading New Act Justly issue is here!
Please join us for our last 2017 Social Justice Gathering. We will have speakers on a variety of topics related to the new Social Justice Statement, ‘Everyone’s Business: Building an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy’. There will be a mix of practical and informative sessions and time to renew or begin relationships with social justice leaders … Continue reading Final Social Justice Gathering!
The Justice and Peace Office works collaboratively with other Catholic organisations, and with people of all faiths and none, to address shared concerns in a range of social justice areas.