Come and join us for our first Social Justice Gathering for 2018! We will have panels of speakers on a variety of topics related to our theme for the day which will focus on solar energy and anti-slavery projects. There will be a mix of practical and informative sessions and time to renew or begin … Continue reading Social Justice Gathering – Caring for God’s Creation, Caring for God’s People
Happy Easter! May the joy of the risen Christ fill your lives during this Eastertide. Welcome to our second Act Justly for 2018 which has turned out to be an extended version as there is just so much news to update you on. A large part of this issue is devoted to combating modern slavery, … Continue reading Latest Act Justly Out Now!
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!