On March 14 the ABS released the data on homelessness collected during the 2016 Census. The situation is worse than at our last Census in 2011. Overall national homelessness rates have risen dramatically, and in some of our capital cities, cities often celebrated for their housing booms, the situation is unjustifiably and unfairly worse, especially … Continue reading New Homelessness Figures Released: It’s Worse than Five Years Ago
This review assesses the most significant national effort to date to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health: the 2008 Council of Australian Governments’ (COAG) Closing the Gap Strategy with its target to achieve life expectancy (health) equality by 2030. Ten-years after its commencement, it is time to critically reflect on why Australian governments have … Continue reading Close the Gap – 10 Year Review Report
Happy New Year! February sees the busy-ness of the year begin as most of us get back into the swing of work and children go back to school. So, we are delighted to welcome you to our first edition for 2018, and do so with the hope that it finds you well and ready to … Continue reading Our Feb-March 2018 Act Justly is here!
It is with saddened hearts that we share the news that Mrs Kim Hill, Executive Officer of Sydney’s Aboriginal Catholic Ministry and much valued member of the JPO’s Advisory Council has passed away. We’ve had the great pleasure of working with Kim over the last few years and we will miss her generosity, kindness, insight … Continue reading RIP Kim Hill