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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 Church and Social Justice,Contact Us,Events,Events 2017,Member Events | Read More »

Pope Francis & the common good. Where is our society going?

Seminar. Saturday 24 June 10am-1pm Newman College 887 Swanston Street Parkville A free event, but for catering, please contact Br Mark O’Connor 0429 694 707  |  mark.oconnor@marists.org.au An expert in Catholic social thinking, Bishop John McElroy of San Diego, is a prominent advocate for the poor and 200,000-plus migrants in his diocese. He has doctorates […]

May 7th, 2017 | Posted in Events,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 »

Beyond emergency food: food insecurity & homelessness

Launch of Parity edition on Food Insecurity & Homelessness Thursday 21 April 9-10am The Hub @ Docklands 80 Harbour Esplanade Docklands Melbourne Emeritus Professor Chris Chamberlain Homelessness Researcher RMIT Speakers include: John Blewonski, CEO VincentCare, and acting CEO, St V de P Victoria. Sally Mitchell, Executive Director Community Mental Health, AOD, and Homelessness Cohealth. Cr Beverley […]

April 11th, 2016 | Posted in Events,Member Events | Read More »

Climate change & relocating people in PNG

Public forum Melbourne Thursday 14 April 7-8.30pm Melbourne University Elizabeth Murdoch Building (Old Pathology Building, entry off Swanston Street just south of Tin Alley) We’re on the move. Are you? Relocating atoll peoples of PNG. Ursula Rakova Director of Carteret Islands relocation program Bouganville Pais Taehu chair of the Coalition of Atolls Bougainville Hosts Oxfam, University of Melbourne […]

April 11th, 2016 | Posted in Events,Member Events | Read More »