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National Reconcilation Week

Following the 2023 Social Justice Statement "Listen, Learn, Love: A New Engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples", and the Australian Bishop's commitments within, the Office for J…

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Anniversary of the Apology for the Stolen Generation

In the years since the National Apology, its impact continues to resonate. It remains a touchstone for ongoing efforts towards reconciliation, reminding Australians of the importance of acknowledging …

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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 com…

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Closing the Gap Strategy Failing

Recent findings from the Productivity Commission's Closing the Gap Review highlight the lack of progress made towards equality in Australia and remind us of the urgent need to address ongoing disparit…

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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.

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New Funding Promises Fairer, Faster Onshore Processing for People Seeking Asylum

Extra funds promise to speed up processing of protection claims by people seeking asylum, but concerns about destitution and homelessness for tens of thousands of people seeking asylum still exist.