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50 years of Integral Human Development.

Lunchtime forum Catholic Social Services (CSSV) Thursday 19 October 12-2pm Cardinal Knox Centre East Melbourne Discussion leaders Professor Paul Smyth and Bruce Duncan CSsR, who both contributed to drafting the Australian Bishops’ 2017 Social Justice Statement Everyone’s Business: Developing an Inclusive & Sustainable Economy Join us for an interactive forum on integral human development in Catholic social teaching, […]

October 4th, 2017 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events,Events 2017,SPC Events 2017,SPC Events 2017 | Read More »

Anti-Poverty Week Forum 20 October: Picking up the Pieces – The fallout of welfare reform

Are welfare reforms causing more harm than good?  20 October 2017,  11:30am – 3:30pm   Guest speakers: Mr Daniel Mulino MLC (Parliamentary Secretary for Treasury and Finance) Dr Cassandra Goldie (CEO, ACOSS) Ciara Sterling (Head of Community Inclusion, Yarra Valley Water) David Tennant (CEO, FamilyCare) With special video presentation from leading UK welfare researcher Peter Dwyer […]

October 4th, 2017 | Posted in Events,Events 2017 | Read More »

Strengthening Asylum Seeker and Refugee Support

Wednesday 11 October, 5.30 registration, 6.00-8.30pm An Evening for Parishes: how they can help and support refugees and asylum seekers in our communities   with speakers   Peter Hudson, Denis Fitzgerald, Sr Brigid Arthur csb, Isaiah (a former asylum seeker, Jesuit Speakers’ Program), and panellists Maree Metcalfe or Barbara Horrigan (St Joseph’s Parish, Malvern), Carmel […]

October 4th, 2017 | Posted in Events,Events 2017 | Read More »

Catholic Social Teaching: Train the Trainer Program

Tuesday 28 November, 9.30am to 4pm at St Joseph’s by the Sea, 16 Esplanade, Williamstown.  Catholic Social Services Victoria, together with Edmund Rice Ministries and Presentation Sisters will host a Catholic Social Teaching: Train the Trainer day on   ‘Catholic Social Teaching: A lived, reflective experience of the guiding principles’, especially for those responsible for […]

September 28th, 2017 | Posted in Events,Events 2017 | Read More »

Book launch. Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia & Asylum Seekers

Book launch. Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia & Asylum Seekers

The Yarra Institute for Religion & Social Policy, in association with Social Policy Connections, presents the launch of   Dr Tony Ward’s book Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia & Asylum Seekers With Mr Russell Broadbent MP Member for McMillan Thursday 21 September 2017 5:30 for 6-7pm Followed by drinks and light supper Multicultural Hub 506 Elizabeth Street Melbourne […]

September 10th, 2017 | Posted in Events,Events 2017 | Read More »

Make Australia great again, or make the planet great again? Is it one or the other?

Professor Joseph Camilleri OAM. Tuesday 5 & 12 September 6 for 6:30pm St Michael’s Place Hall Ground Floor 120 Collins St Melbourne $20 per lecture, or $35 for both. Book here or 9651 5120 Tuesday 5 September : Topics for discussion Australia’s First Nations and the Constitution Requirements for Australian citizenship Responding to terrorist threats Engaging with […]

August 7th, 2017 | Posted in Events 2017 | Read More »

Signs of Hope in Afghanistan

Dr Deborah Storie Reflects on her experience in Afghanistan and signs of new hope Sunday 20 August, 12.30 for 1.00pm at Kildara, rear of 39 Stanhope St. East, East Malvern August Agape of Pax Christi. Bring food to share, to finish by 4pm. Deborah Storie is a former Chair of TEAR Australia

July 30th, 2017 | Posted in Events 2017 | Read More »

Promoting Lay Formation: Cardijn & the YCW in Australia

A full-day conference on the YCW in Australia. Saturday 29 July 2017 9am-5:45pm   Speakers include Race Mathews, Stefan Gigacz, David Kehoe, Val Noone, John Bonnice, Robert Pascoe, Katharine Massam, Michael Parer, Vicky Burrows, Michael Leahy, Devett Kennedy & Elise Ganley, Brian Lucas, Mark Ager, Fred Sim, and Jessica Russell. Catholic Theological College 275 Victoria […]

July 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Events,Events 2017,SPC Events 2017 | Read More »