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SPC Newsletter August 2012. Finding the right balance.

SPC Newsletter August 2012. Finding the right balance.

Please click HERE for a PDF version of this newsletter. Finding the right balance Anne Tuohey Media commentary on Australian politics continues to be full of the same messages, indicating that we lack a strong narrative on where Australia is going. We rely too heavily on some sectors, especially the mining sector, at the expense of […]

July 31st, 2012 | Posted in Newsletter Archives,Newsletters,Publications | Read More »

SPC Newsletter July 2012. Looking for solutions in seeking asylum in Australia.

SPC Newsletter July 2012. Looking for solutions in seeking asylum in Australia.

Please click HERE for a PDF version of this newsletter Looking for solutions in seeking asylum in Australia By Anne Tuohey The human tragedy of so many asylum seekers drowning as they make their treacherous journey to Australia continues to be a scourge on our collective conscience. Many Australians have lobbied the government – indeed […]

July 24th, 2012 | Posted in Newsletter Archives,Newsletters,Publications | Read More »

SPC Newsletter September 2011 – Asylum seekers: time for a fresh start

SPC Newsletter September 2011 – Asylum seekers: time for a fresh start

Please click HERE for a PDF version of this newsletter. Asylum seekers: time for a fresh start by Bruce Duncan The High Court has torpedoed the Gillard Government’s attempt to swap asylum seekers with Malaysia, and may well end prospects of processing others offshore in PNG or Nauru. Yet in the heightened politicisation of the […]

September 7th, 2011 | Posted in Newsletter Archives,Newsletters | Read More »

SPC Newsletter August 2011 – Economic mayhem again

SPC Newsletter August 2011 – Economic mayhem again

Economic mayhem again by Bruce Duncan Economic commentators watched in shocked disbelief at the appalling politics that pushed the US government to the edge of default and imposed major cuts to public spending that will undermine prospects of a US and global recovery. The Tea Party champions in the Republican Party displayed the very worst […]

August 12th, 2011 | Posted in Newsletter Archives,Newsletters | Read More »

SPC Newsletter July 2011- Nobody cares about girls like you

SPC Newsletter July 2011- Nobody cares about girls like you

Public policy challenges for churches The churches in Australia have long been involved in debates about public policy, and have offered a range of social services. In recent decades governments have provided more of the funding for many church agencies, and these arrangements have worked reasonably well.  However, church groups have very clear values that […]

July 8th, 2011 | Posted in Newsletter Archives,Newsletters | Read More »

SPC Newsletter June 2011-Decisions needed on climate change

SPC Newsletter June 2011-Decisions needed on climate change

Decisions needed on climate change Editorial by Bill Frilay Australia is facing key decisions about how to tackle climate change.  This is a very difficult issue.  Ross Garnaut called it “a diabolical policy problem” in its complexity.  Yes, difficult, but very important.  Why should SPC take up an interest in climate change?  Is not this […]

June 14th, 2011 | Posted in Newsletter Archives,Newsletters | Read More »

Newsletter Archives 2009

Month Editorial Event December 2009 Our sources of hope AGMs of Yarra Institute and also SPC November 2009 Why do asylum seekers panic Australians? SPC’s Annual General Meeting& Future Directions October 2009 Public Policy and Practical Mysticism Public Forum on Pope Benedict’s Caritas in Veritate September 2009 Churches urge social action John Langmore on the […]

January 13th, 2009 | Posted in Newsletter Archives,Newsletters | Read More »

Newsletter Archives 2008

Month Editorial December 2008 New ethic of frugality November 2008 The economic crisis – a crisis in values? October 2008 Financial meltdown undermines efforts to tackle climate change and global hunger September 2008 Australia can play a much more important role in the campaign against global poverty? August 2008 The human race has embarked on […]

January 13th, 2008 | Posted in Newsletter Archives | Read More »

Newsletter Archives 2007

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