Our final Act Justly for 2017 is here! This Issue contains a summary of our last social justice gathering in October and work that resulted from that. We also look at how the First World Day of the Poor was celebrated and we share some ideas about how you can strive for a more just … Continue reading Our last Act Justly for 2017 is here!
What is the Sydney Alliance and 2 Day Training? The Sydney Alliance is a citizens’ coalition whose mission is to provide our community with a voice to express our common values and aspirations for a fair and just Sydney. The Alliance is broadly based across religious organisations, community organisations and unions establishing relationships that respect … Continue reading Want to be more effective at your social justice work? Join Us!!
The Greater Sydney Commission released both its Regional and revised Draft District Plans this week. We are glad to see inclusionary zoning is still in the plans, we are disappointed that the percentages have remained at 5-10%. Please see the press release from Sydney Alliance and Campaign Team Chair, Magnus Linder for a full response. … Continue reading Inclusionary Zoning Still on the Table – But No Shift in Numbers
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!