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War never again: Art Show fundraiser

Saturday 19 May, 3pm Rod Quantock will open the exhibition at Steps Art Gallery, 62 Lygon St., Carlton. All proceeds will go to the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and the Victorian Branch of the Medical Association for Prevention of War. The exhibition will include works by Michael Leunig, Arthur Boyd, […]

April 5th, 2018 | Posted in Events,Member Events | Read More »

‘Gurrumul’ fundraiser for Binnap Partners

Sunday 29 April 2pm The film is about the Indigenous musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, who died in Darwin last year, aged 46.  $20 per ticket.   Bookings by Monday 23 April: Pat 03 9878 7939  |  jandpschmidt@bigpond.com. Please PAY ON THE DAY with the correct amount. If  you are unable to come, please call Pat […]

April 1st, 2018 | Posted in Events,Member Events | Read More »

Dr Allan Patience on The Future of Australian Foreign Policy.

Dr Allan Patience. Prominent writer on international affairs Wednesday 14 March 7:30-9pm Yarra Theological Union Study Centre 34 Bedford Street Box Hill Light refreshments will be available after the meeting. Donations welcome. Download the flyer. Associate Professor Allan Patience is a Principal Fellow in the School of Social & Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He […]

February 8th, 2018 | Posted in Events,Member Events,Peace,SPC Events 2018 | Read More »

Professor Muhammad Yunus to launch his book, A World of Three Zeroes.

You are invited to the book launch on Monday 19 March, 5.00-6.00pm at The Windsor Hotel, Bourke Room, 111 Spring St., Melbourne.   Professor Muhammad Yunus is a pioneering economist who invented microcredit, founded Grameen Bank, and earned a Nobel Prize for his work towards alleviating poverty.   In  A World of Three Zeroes, he […]

February 7th, 2018 | Posted in Economic issues,Events | Read More »

Catholic Social Services Conference 2018: Hearing, Healing, Hope.

National Catholic Social Services Conference 2018. Hearing, Healing, Hope Wednesday 21 February Thursday 22 and Friday 23 February all day Catholic Leadership Centre East Melbourne The 2018 national Catholic social services conference will address key issues facing our society and our sector, and look at the implications for us as individuals, as organisations, and for […]

December 9th, 2017 | Posted in Events,SPC Events 2018 | Read More »

Melbourne’s Nobel Peace Prize Celebration for ICAN.

Sunday 10 December 2017 7:30pm. Melbourne Town Hall 90-130 Swanston Street Melbourne On December 10, ICAN will be awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway. Join ICAN in Melbourne, where the campaign began, to stigmatise, prohibit, and eliminate nuclear weapons. The evening will involve short speeches by ban champions, an art auction, live […]

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

Australia’s asylum seekers & the International Criminal Court.

Public forum.   Can Australia’s leaders be prosecuted for treatment of refugees & asylum seekers?   Thursday 7 December 6-8pm RMIT University City Campus 445 Swanston Street Melbourne Building 80 Level 2 Lecture Theatre   Moderator Corinne Grant Lawyer and media personality Panel members will talk about their submissions to the ICC on how this […]

December 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Asylum seekers,Events,SPC Events 2017 | Read More »

Book launch. Ecological aspects of war: religious & theological perspectives.

Invitation : book launch. Two books edited by Anne Elvey, Deborah Guess, & Keith Dyer Thursday 7 December 5:30pm Whitley College Library 271 Royal Parade Parkville Melbourne. Dr Deborah Storie will launch Ecological Aspects of War: Engagements with Biblical Texts (Bloomsbury, T&T Clark). Dr Bruce Duncan will launch Ecological Aspects of War: Religious & Theological Perspectives […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Events,SPC Events 2017 | Read More »

Wiring social justice into the economy: towards inclusive & sustainable development

Professor Paul Smyth. Tuesday 5 December 7:30-9pm Following SPC’s AGM at 7pm New Directions for social policy after the collapse of the neoliberal framework Yarra Theological Union Study Centre 34 Bedford Street Box Hill Entry free. Donations welcome. Refreshments afterwards. Paul Smyth is Honorary Professor of Social Policy in the School of Social & Political […]

November 13th, 2017 | Posted in Events,SPC Events 2017 | Read More »

Will the Korea crisis spark nuclear war, or a just peace? Pax Christi AGM.

Professor Joseph Camilleri on Korea crisis. Sunday 19 November 2pm Kildara Centre Rear 39 Stanhope Street Malvern (through car park) Pax Christi members and friends welcome everyone concerned about our human future. 12:45pm Lunch, followed by reflection from different faiths 3:30pm Discussion on Pax Christi priorities 4.30pm Brief business meeting, and election of new Pax […]

November 4th, 2017 | Posted in Events,SPC Events 2017 | Read More »