in Melbourne on Thursday 24 September 11:30am-1pm. Speakers: Alastair
12:11 pm | Download a .pdf of this newsletter. Colebatch on tax reform As Tim Colebatch, former economics editor of the Age, said at a Social Policy Connections forum on 21 October, key community sectors have…Nov 9 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
04:18 pm | Dr Augustine Doronila. Wednesday 2 December 2015 7:30pm. 34 Bedford Street Box Hill. This address follows the SPC 2015…Nov 12 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
12:45 pm | Friday 5.30pm, from the State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St. The March will go down Swanston St and…Nov 10 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
02:24 pm | Sunday 29 November, 3.00 – 4.30 pm. “From Romero to Francis: the joys and tensions of becoming a ‘poor…Nov 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Mr Abbott unveiled.
Pope Francis: prioritising social justice.
Review of Gerard Henderson’s ‘Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man’.
Pope Francis in the USA: reshaping the global agenda.
Pope works to reconcile Catholic teaching, population pressures, & sustainable development.
Did Pope Francis fudge the population issue?
Responses to Pope Francis’s challenge on climate change.
Creatures among creatures: toward an integral ecology.
Pope Francis: an Evangelical climate scientist reflects on Laudato Si’.
‘The Australian’ gangs up on Pope Francis.
Can mining clean up its act? Insights from the Encyclical Laudato Si’.
Pope Francis calls for a global economy with a conscience.
Pope Francis on avoiding environmental catastrophe.
Laudato Si’ & population growth: a cautionary note & my preferred emphasis.
10:52 am | Peter Whiting. Millions of people have been mesmerised by Pope Francis speaking to the joint sitting of US Congress and the United Nations General Assembly. What is it about him that attracts such attention, even from many people who are not believers in any religion? I would suggest he speaks with great respect for his…Sep 30 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
10:39 am | by Tony French. It’s tax time. How often have we heard this line reminding us to lodge our individual tax returns? But – as we more or less agree the current tax system needs fixing – it is also a timely call for us to engage in some constructive debate about what we want. Of…Nov 7 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »
09:54 am | Bruce Duncan. No-one likes to see their prime minister humiliated and removed from office, or the resulting trauma for families and close colleagues. Tony Abbott is only the latest PM to be unhorsed, but his demise demands scrutiny, especially as he was a strong Catholic, indeed a seminarian, for some years, and claimed the Catholic stalwart…Nov 5 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 »
12:11 pm | Download a .pdf of this newsletter. Colebatch on tax reform As Tim Colebatch, former economics editor of the Age, said at a Social Policy Connections forum on 21 October, key community sectors have been engaging in worthwhile conversations about what needs to be done to raise enough income to improve living conditions and plan for…Nov 9 2015 / No Comment / Read More »