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First Nations Politics

Support for Voice slips as voters await more detail

Australians’ support for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament has fallen from 53 to 47 per cent after a political row over how it would work, putting the proposal in danger of defeat at a referendum. Source: The Age.

Bible Pope Francis

Word of God is for all: Pope

Pope Francis celebrated a Mass marking Word of God Sunday, during which he conferred the ministry of lector on five women and two men and said the Gospel is intended primarily for the sick and far away. Source: Crux.

History Religious Orders

Salesians celebrate 100 years in Australia

The Salesians of Don Bosco are this year marking 100 years of Salesian presence and ministry in Australia with celebrations planned throughout the year.

HIgher Education

Notre Dame university offers guidance to school students

The University of Notre Dame will establish an educational guidance facility in western Sydney to increase opportunities for local students to get a tertiary education. Source: Mirage News.

Mental Health South Australia

Mental health support workers to help address skills shortage 

Centacare is calling for regional South Australians to use their experiences with mental illness to help others. Source: ABC News.


More funding fails to stem rise in ACT’s rate of long-term homelessness

The ACT’s rate of long-term homelessness – already the worst in the nation – has continued to rise despite a bigger spend on support services. Source: The Canberra Times.

Charity Digital Life

Charities more vulnerable to cyber attacks than private and public sectors

Charities are more vulnerable to cyber attacks than private and governmental organisations despite each sector facing the same risks, new international research suggests. Source: Pro Bono News.

Persecution Southeast Asia

Church leaders urge Myanmar military rulers to protect places of worship

The Church in Myanmar has urged the country’s military rulers to protect places of worship following a series of attacks by the army in Christian-majority areas of the civil war-torn southeast Asian nation. Source: UCA News.

United States

Archbishop prays for victims of California mass shooting

Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez has offered prayers for victims of a shooting on Saturday at a ballroom dance studio in Monterey Park, California. Source: CNA.