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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Four years after the Apology: What is still to be done?

The 2008 National Apology to the Stolen Generations, delivered four years ago, was a great achievement but it showed us how much work is still to be done, say three noted writers on issues affecting Indigenous people.

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