The 2020 Poverty in Australia Overview by the Australian Council of Social Service and UNSW Sydney reports that 3.24 million people in Australia are living below the poverty line. They include more than one in eight adults and one in six children. In response, ACOSS has called on government to boost growth in jobs, increase Newstart and Rent Assistance, and invest in social housing.
A group of Iranian Australians in Sydney have launched a petition calling on the Australian government to take a clear stand against the violation of human rights in Iran since 15 November 2019 when security forces opened fire on peaceful demonstrations in about 200 cities and towns.
We can begin the process of ecological conversion in moments of quiet reflection and prayer, where we deepen our awareness of how each one of us has failed to treat Creation with due love and respect. Further reflection will bring to mind certain wasteful habits… Read More »Lenten Eco Calendar