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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 »

SPC AGM 5 December 2017

TWELFTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of SOCIAL POLICY CONNECTIONS 5 December 2017 PRESIDENT’S REPORT Welcome to this our twelfth AGM. Our purpose at SPC is to expand awareness of social justice issues in Australia and overseas, and in ecumenical collaboration to influence public policy for the benefit of all people, especially the disadvantaged. During 2016/17, we […]

October 9th, 2017 | Posted in Member Events | Read More »

2016 SPC AGM.

2016 SPC AGM.

SPC 11th Annual General Meeting. Presidents Report 30 November 2016 Welcome to our eleventh AGM. Our purpose at SPC is to expand awareness of social justice issues in Australia and overseas, and in ecumenical collaboration to influence public policy for the benefit of all, especially the disadvantaged. During 2015-16, we have commented on many issues of […]

December 9th, 2016 | Posted in Member Events | Read More »

Christian perspectives on treaty, sovereignty, & constitutional recognition

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WEDNESDAY 9 November 7-9 pm Wesley Uniting Church 148 Lonsdale Street Melbourne Keynote speakers Mr Stuart McMillan President Uniting Church Rev Ken Sumner Uniting Aboriginal & Islander Christian Congress Panel speakers include Brooke Prentis Waka Waka people Salvation Army Vicki Clark Mutthi Mutthi member of Interim Treaty Working Party VIC Rev Glen Loughrey Wiradjuri St Oswald’s Anglican Church Melbourne […]

October 4th, 2016 | Posted in Member Events | Read More »

Dr John Falzon: The meaning of poverty.

Dr John Falzon: The meaning of poverty.

19 October 10:30am-12:30pm. St Vincent de Paul Offices 43 Prospect St Box Hill Dr Falzon National CEO St Vincent de Paul Societ Panelists Denis Fitzgerald Executive Director Catholic Social Services Victoria Lucy Adams Manager Homeless Law at Justice Connect Sue Cattermole CEO St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria RSVP by Wednesday 5 October rsvp@svdp-vic.org.au  |  03 9895 5935 Enquiries michael.walter@svdp-vic.org.au  

October 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Events,Member Events | Read More »

Peter Mares: Challenges in Australia’s shift to temporary migration.

The ethical and practical challenges in Australia’s permanent shift to temporary migration. Wednesday 19 October 7:30-9pm Yarra Theological Union Box Hill VIC Best entry via the Study Centre 34 Bedford Street Box Hill Donations are welcome. Nibbles and drinks will be available after the talk. Copies of Peter’s recent book, Not Quite Australian: how temporary migration is […]

October 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Events,Member Events,SPC Events 2016 | Read More »

Pine Gap and the US Alliance.

Sunday 23 October 2-4pm Kildara rear 39 Stanhope Street East Malvern Dr Richard Tanter is Senior Research Associate at the Nautilus Institute, and Professor in the School of Political and Social Studies at the University of Melbourne. 12:30 for 1pm shared meal for the October Agape of Pax Christi Victoria Inc.

October 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Disarmament,Member Events | Read More »

Book launch: Where is God in suffering?

Fr Brendan Purcell. Launched by Dr John Little Lonergan Society   Monday 3 October 6-8:30pm Catholic Theological College 278 Victoria Parade East Melbourne RSVP for catering czm@bigpond.net.au Dr Purcell taught in Dublin, and is adjunct professor in philosophy at Notre Dame University in Sydney. He is presently assistant priest at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney. Where […]

August 28th, 2016 | Posted in Events,Member Events | Read More »