Welcome to Winter! It seems impossible that June is already here and the cold weather has finally arrived—after a few false starts! In this edition we cover a range of issues and recap some recent events. We have a wrap-up of our May Social Justice Gathering as well as from the service to mark International … Continue reading New Act Justly Is Here!
Sophia Skarparis, a year 10 Monte Sant Angelo, North Sydney student is putting her faith into action by carrying out the mammoth task of gathering 10 000 signatures for a petition to ‘Ban the Bag’. Heavy and single-use plastic bags are not banned in NSW, unlike in many other states, and though many supermarkets and … Continue reading Ban the Bag – Local Catholic Student’s Campaign
Today, like most Australians, we are dissecting and taking in the Federal Budget. Most of the major dailies have put out tax tables to make it easy to see how much you will or won’t get back in the centre piece of the budget – tax cuts. But we want to direct some of our … Continue reading The Budget – Beyond the Tax Cuts
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.