Families behind razor wire – a sad day for a fair nation

The Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, Bishop Christopher Saunders, has expressed deep concern over the proposed detention of children and families in remote immigration facilities.

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Bishop calls for New Start on Allowance payments

‘It is time for Government to lift the level of payment for hundreds of thousands who are seeking work but forced to rely on income support allowances that drive individuals and families into poverty’, said Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council.

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Call for children and their families to be released from Australia's offshore detention camps

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council has voiced its concern regarding Australia's detention of children and their families.

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Catholic Bishops speak on families

Dr John Falzon, Chief Executive Officer of the St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia, will launch the Australian Catholic Bishops’ 2012–2013 Social Justice Statement on Friday 21st September.

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Dignity of workers should be more than a 'casual concern'

A new approach is needed in labour market policy that would place the dignity of the worker at the centre of deliberations on pay and conditions, says Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, Bishop Christopher Saunders.

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