Pat Dodson Hers was a life of activism
11:37 am | John Cain Foundation Inaugural Conference Saturday 21 March 10am to 5pm Maurice Glasman British Labour MP With Nick Dyrenfurth,…Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
11:51 am | 10 March 6:30pm The Medical Association Prevention of War dinner The Last Jar Gastro Pub upstairs dining room, corner…Feb 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
08:45 pm | Jacqui Phillips ACOSS Director of Policy 25 March 12 noon-1pm St Francis Pastoral Centre Corner Lonsdale and Elizabeth Streets…Feb 5 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
11:49 am | Federation to the Aftermath of WWI Monday 16 March 7:30-9:30pm Dr Val Noone Dr Joy Damousi Prof Bruce Scales…Jan 30 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
States, markets, & civil society
Shock cuts to Department of Social Services will hit homeless & housing services
Pope Francis highlights social justice, inequality, & climate change
Pope Francis & British PM David Cameron: the right to freedom of speech
Social Justice & the Churches
Pope Francis ran moral template over G20.
A policy strategy for church and community activists from 2015
Re-visioning the Good Society.
The renewed relevance of Paul VI.
Critical issues in the Victorian election.
Beware crusade rhetoric in Iraq conflict
Gambling harms aren’t worth taking a chance
The Gaza conflict and noncombatant immunity assessed from the Catholic tradition
Sustaining our selves and our values in a frantic world
11:37 am | John Cain Foundation Inaugural Conference Saturday 21 March 10am to 5pm Maurice Glasman British Labour MP With Nick Dyrenfurth, historian and author John Langmore, former Director UN Division of Social Policy, and Professorial Fellow at Melbourne University Professor Janet McCalman, Centre for Health & Society, Melbourne School of Population & Global Health, Melbourne University George…Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
10:59 am | Originally published in the Conversation. By Michael Toole. The federal government’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook announcement this week to cut the foreign aid budget by a further A$3.7 billion over three years is unprecedented. The current government has slashed the aid budget by a total of A$11.3 billion over the coming four-year period. The…Dec 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
01:27 pm | “Enough is enough” The government had the Australian Human Rights Commission’s report on children in detention on 11 November last year. They have tabled it on the last possible day. It is now clear that the attacks made on the Commission, especially by senior ministers, has been designed to make it easier for the government…Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
11:02 am | By Bill Frilay. The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) – the NGO leader on this issue – estimates that around 4,000-5,000 people were maimed or killed by landmines last year alone, and that millions more suffer from the agricultural, economic, and psychological impacts of the weapons. They estimate that there are still tens of…Sep 12 2012 / No Comment / Read More »
04:23 pm | Stop trying to shoot the messenger about the plight of children in detention Appalled at the Prime Minister’s response to Gillian Triggs’ report, former County Court judge, John Hassett writes that this amounts to an attack on the rule of law, and diverts attention from the urgent issue of large numbers of children still being…Mar 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »