We are thrilled to bring you the latest edition of Act Justly. In this Issue we have the moving and urgent Pastoral Message recently made by the South Sudanese Bishops to their people as well as the international community. We also have articles on new research indicating the ticking-time bomb for our retirement system hidden … Continue reading New Act Justly is here!
Many Catholics across our city are affected by the lack of affordable housing. For the most vulnerable amongst us this looks like homelessness, for the more fortunate it looks like a lifetime of expensive, insecure renting and a retirement marred by poverty with no family home to provide an income or security. For many it … Continue reading Affordable Housing Assembly
Want to do something to help bring about positive change for refugees and asylum seekers? The End Child Detention Coalition is looking for Electorate Action Team volunteers. There are a range of roles and options to get involved. The ECDC is currently made up of 23 member organisations from across Australia, amongst which there is … Continue reading End Child Detention Campaign – Want to Get Involved?
We’re so excited to announce this stellar line-up of speakers for our April 1st Social Justice Gathering! Come along to get inspired to take action and learn from experts about housing and homelessness stories, challenges and some of the possible solutions to make our city a home for all. All welcome! There’s no cost but … Continue reading Social Justice Gathering – Speaker Announcement!!!
“Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture has been in place for over 60,000 years in Australia and is the oldest surviving culture in the world. However, there was not a singular ‘culture’ shared by the thousands of language groups that covered the Australian continent at the time of settlement. Each group had different environments and … Continue reading Understanding Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Culture and Faith