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Social Justice News

For news and resources on specific justice issues (Asylum seekers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice, Ecological Justice, Economic Justice and Human Trafficking), please proceed to Issues & Advocacy.

dignity and workThe 2017 Social Justice Statement is titled: ‘Everyone’s Business: Developing an inclusive and sustainable economy’ and calls for an economy that is founded on justice and offers dignity and inclusion to every person.

Monday, 07 August 2017 21:20

Homelessness Week: 7-13 August 2017

homeless manFind resources to mark Homelessness Week, an annual event to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness and the issues they face.

protestResistance serves to affirm human dignity and the integrity of creation, even if we do not always seem to end injustice, writes CRA Justice Network Coordinator Fr Claude Mostowik msc. 

Fr Frank Brennan vigil outside Parliament HouseFr Frank Brennan, CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia, and other leaders in the social services sector held a vigil in front of Parliament House to remind our elected representatives that they can, and should do more, to rescue Australian children from the grip of poverty.

Friday, 19 May 2017 11:53

World Hunger Day: 28 May 2017

world hunger day logoWorld Hunger Day, an initiative of The Hunger Project will be marked this year on May 28, focusing on the hidden causes of chronic hunger.

Timor Poster justiceWe need your support for a petition calling for a fair and permanent border in the Timor Sea based on the median line to allow Australia and Timor Leste to claim what is rightfully theirs under international law.

mothers dayDid you know that activism for justice is the story behind Mother's Day in contrast to today's commercial and consumerist narrative? 

homeless young man 150Download the April 2017 issue of 'Writing Rings for righting wrongs' from the Josephite Justice Network exploring the issue of housing affordability.

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