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Three women among rubble in Gaza

End the Violence in Gaza

Last week, the Prime Ministers of Australia, Canada and New Zealand issued a joint statement calling on the Israeli Government to initiate an immediate ceasefire in its war on Hamas. The statement comes as Israel prepares for a ground operation in Rafah.

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Inclusion of People with Disabilities

Director of OJEP, Peter Arndt, reflects on his experience working with guide dogs, and the challenges and discrimations people with disabilities still face in daily life.

Three women among rubble in Gaza

May Weapons Fall Silent

The Pope calls for a ceasefire amidst the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. He also calls for a day of prayer and fasting this Friday 27 October.

Listen Learn Love: A New engagement with Aborignal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Reflecting on the Social Justice Statement

It is important for us to give serious consideration to the Voice referendum coming up on 14 October. Listening to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples about their concerns and their hopes for the future is vital if we are to make an informed decision on 14 October.

2023-2024 SJS Launch 17 August 8.45am Holy Family Primary School Hall, Emerton

Listen, Learn, Love

Social Justice Sunday is 27 August and the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference’s new Social Justice Statement, Listen, Learn, Love: A New Engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples will be launched on Thursday 17 August in Parramatta Diocese.

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Let Justice and Peace Flow

We share more on Pope Francis’ Message for the World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation and provide details about two opportunities for you to harmonise your heartbeat with God’s heartbeat and the heartbeat of the earth.

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Justice for People on Low Incomes

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has led a national campaign to urge the Federal Government to raise the rate of income support payments made to Australians on job seeker and some other payments. We update you on the campaign and the just released Budget.

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Social Action Course

This is the last call for our pilot program which aims to train leaders of movements for social and environmental change. The eight session program will help you to learn how to weave scripture and Church tradition into your action. You will also learn skills to make your action more strategic and effective. The program begins on June 27. We offer an outline of the program and give information on how to express your interest.