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Bishops Charity

Bishops call on Labor to reject Productivity Commission report

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference says the Albanese Government should reject the Productivity Commission’s recommendations to exclude religious organisations from deductible gift recipient status and to abolish Basic Religious Charities.

Charity Middle East

Caritas workers in Gaza forced to evacuate after missile strikes

Safety concerns over nearby missile strikes forced Caritas Jerusalem staff to evacuate two medical points in southern Gaza on the weekend. Source: Caritas Australia.


How every small act of service ‘contributes to creating a more just world’

Caritas Australia chief executive Kirsty Robertson has visited Caritas partner Catholic Relief Services and the Centre for Sustainable Rural Development in Vietnam to see some of their disability projects in action.

Charity Seafarers

Catholics asked to help welfare agency do a Stella job for seafarers

Catholics around Australia are being asked to reflect on and support seafarers over two Sea Sundays this year. Source: Stella Maris Australia.


Vinnies CEO Sleepout raises $7.8m to fight homelessness

Rising rents and mortgage payments combined with a lack of available housing is creating “a perfect storm” for people who are already struggling to keep a roof over their heads, says St Vincent de Paul Society New South Wales chief Yolanda Saiz. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Charity Cost Of Living

More Australians need help, but we’re giving less

The cost-of-living crisis driving Australians to the nation’s charities has also forced up to 80 per cent of people to cut the amount they donate to welfare organisations. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.

Charity Vatican

Catholics encouraged to support 2024 appeal

Catholics around Australia are being encouraged to support the Peter’s Pence appeal on June 30, the Sunday after the Feast of St Peter and St Paul. Source: ACBC.

Charity Pacific

UN report lays out scale of PNG landslide humanitarian disaster 

A United Nations rapid assessment report following the May 24 landslide in Papua New Guinea has revealed extensive losses and damage to communities downhill, destroying livelihoods and key infrastructure. Source: Caritas Australia.

Charity First Nations

First Nations equality more urgent now than ever: Vinnies 

The St Vincent de Paul Society says failures in meeting Closing the Gap targets and in advancing the goals of the Uluru Statement from the Heart highlight that the need for First Nations people to achieve equality is now more urgent than ever.