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pdf 230420 – UNDA – Free mental health training for students ( 146 KB )
pdf 230420 – Jesuit Social Services Federal Budget an opportunity to ensure that those on the margins of society are no longer overlooked ( 139 KB )
pdf 230420 – Caritas Australia – Caritas Australia’s CEO tours schools and parishes in Queensland by bicycle ( 146 KB )
pdf 230419 – Mackillop Family Services – ‘Pawsome’ program to get kids back to school ( 196 KB )
pdf 230419 – Catholic Mission – Catholic Mission announces the theme for 2023 ( 201 KB )
pdf 230418 – ACU – Online training to turn Ministers of the Word from readers to proclaimers ( 131 KB )
pdf 230418 – Good Samaritan Foundation – The Good Sams Foundation Calls on the Australian Community to Support a Young Filipino Boy with Life Changing Surgery ( 73 KB )
pdf 230417 – Maronite Eparchy – Maronite Eparchy of Australia ordains two new deacons ( 215 KB )
pdf 230217 – ACU – ACU Fellowship brings renowned Israeli archaeologist to Australia ( 185 KB )
pdf 230414 – CHA – Health minister Mark Butler to speak at Catholic Health Australia conference ( 112 KB )
pdf 230413 – ACSL – Full marks for Sisters of St John of God and Sisters of Mercy Parramatta in first NCSS safeguarding audits for 2023 ( 231 KB )
pdf 230413 – FCBCO – Oceania bishops publish response to Synod of Bishops document ( 172 KB )
pdf 230406 – CHA – Catholic Aged Care Providers Sign Up to Pledge to Pass On Wages to Staff ( 122 KB )
pdf 230403 – ACBC – Catholic Church backs 7.2 per cent minimum wage increase ( 241 KB )
pdf 230402 – Caritas Australia – Project Compassion Holy Week ( 173 KB )
pdf 230401- Caritas Australia – Caritas Australia introduces Catholic Social Teaching Card Sets ( 112 KB )
pdf 230330 – CHA – Anti-slavery commissioner and noted demographer lined up to address Catholic Health Australia conference ( 205 KB )
pdf 230330 – Catholic Cemeteries + Crematoria – Peter O’Meara Awarded a Papal Honour ( 43 KB )
pdf 230330 – CAPSA – CAPSA calls on Catholic communities to Walk for Justice for Refugees this Palm Sunday ( 182 KB )
pdf 230329 – FCBCO – Oceania bishops finalise response to Synod’s working document ( 227 KB )