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Public policy expert Mark Considine says Australia’s current approach to social service delivery is failing the people it is meant to support and protect. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
At the National Catholic Social Services Conference, Parramatta Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv, stressed the need for solidarity in the face of growing individualism, especially highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Catholic Social Services Australia.
CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes delivered more hours of support and assisted more clients in 2022-23 as natural disasters and rising financial stress caused strong demand for social services in the regional New South Wales diocese.
More than 200 participants from various social, health, education, parish, and Church ministries are registered to attend this week’s national Catholic social services conference, with the theme “Commons, Commonality, Common Good”. Source: CSSA and CSSV.
Today, on World Care Day, MacKillop Family Services is encouraging people to deepen their understanding of children in out-of-home care and celebrate the outcomes they achieve despite a challenging start to their lives.
Representatives from an array of Church ministries will soon gather in Melbourne to exchange ideas and collaborate on practical ways to address the challenges of the times at the National Catholic Social Services Conference. Source: CSSA and CSSV.
Australia’s largest Catholic social service agencies want more advocacy, education, and collaboration within the Church to improve the response to the scourge of family violence, a new report has found. Source: ACU.
Catholic Social Services Australia has welcomed the Albanese Government’s announcement that tax cuts will be restructured to better support low and middle-income Australians.
“It is in the interest of our health and our future to ensure that everyone’s wellbeing is safeguarded,” Parramatta Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv said ahead of the 2024 Catholic Social Services Conference in Melbourne next month.