Today is the beginning of Lent, and so Caritas Australia's Project Compassion campaign for the year also begins. This year the theme is Go Further Together. Resources for schools can be found here. Resources for parishes can be found here.
Serving Communities – CSSA National Conference
The National Conference of Catholic Social Services Australia will focus on the theme of Serving Communities. Visit the conference website for more details.
Zero Discrimination Day
Zero Discrimination Day is an opportunity to promote everyone’s right to live a dignified life free from discrimination regardless of their age, gender, sexuality, nationality, ethnicity, skin color, height, weight, profession, education, and beliefs. While many countries have laws against discrimination, it is remains a problem in reality around the world. Some countries even use… Read More »Zero Discrimination Day
Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day
Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day is sometimes known as ‘Bikini’ Day because it marks the anniversary of the US ‘Bravo’ nuclear bomb detonation at Bikini Atoll in 1954. The explosion gouged out a crater more than 200 feet deep and a mile across, melting huge quantities of coral which were sucked up into the… Read More »Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day
1999: International Treaty to Ban Landmines enters into force.
Find our more about the Treaty here. The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) provides advocacy tools for campaigners, including multimedia resources, ICBL statements, partner resources, and the Landmine Monitor, to keep you up to date on the landmine issue.