by Joelle Sassine The Justice & Peace Office (JPO) of the Archdiocese of Sydney is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity for passionate young people (16-24 years of age) wanting to practically deepen their understanding of social justice issues and Catholic Social Teachings (CST). This intensive 8-week program (8hrs per week) which will begin … Continue reading The JPO Presents the Internship and Mentoring Program
by Dr. Robbie Lloyd Solving Crises in Care depends on US, locally, not on “the system,” whether we’re talking about statewide bureaucracies, local government departments, politicians or non government organisations. The endless failures we hear about and experience directly in aged care, disability support, youth and adult mental health, domestic & family violence support, stroke … Continue reading Multiple Crises in our Care Systems Require us to Act ￼
by Dr. Robbie Lloyd Every election year, former Australian of the Year Professor Pat McGorry releases more evidence of Australia’s ongoing failure to deliver across the board mental health reform. This year and this election it’s all been further exacerbated by COVID, especially for young people (16-24 years), as pointed out in this article about … Continue reading Mental Health is always in crisis so when will true reform happen? ￼
by Dr. Robbie Lloyd In a past life long pre-COVID, I spent one year as an Aged Care Quality Assessor, wanting to learn about their alleged person-centred care model and adapt it to mental health reform. Neither of those concepts proved to be true or achievable, due to systemic design faults in both care systems. Aged … Continue reading Aged care is always in crisis, so who’s held to account?
by Ruth Moraes On Sunday 20 March 2022 around a thousand people gathered outside Sydney Town Hall to advocate once again for justice and dignity for people seeking protection in Australia. The familiar calls to close the camps, end immigration detention, reinstate permanent protection visas have only increased in fervour over the years now that … Continue reading Solidarity Still Strong for Refugees