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The legacy of war: ecojustice, Australia, & the Middle East.

Thursday 20 April 4-6pm. Whitley College 271 Royal Parade Parkville Joe Camilleri (chair), Deborah Storie, Keith Dyer, and Anne Elvey, exploring ecological and justice perspectives on Australia’s involvement in our ‘longest war’, particularly Afghanistan. No cost, but bookings required by Tuesday 18 April. Light refreshments available on arrival. Deborah Storie has lived in Afghanistan off and […]

April 5th, 2017 | Posted in Events,Peace,Stewardship of our planet | Read More »

Zach’s Ceremony: fundraiser for Aboriginal Catholic Ministry’s BINNAP Partners.

Sunday 30 April 2pm. Cinema Nova 380 Lygon Street Carlton  $20 payable on the day ($8 goes to BINNAP Partners). Please pick up tickets at the theatre 30-45 minutes before the session. Bookings must be made before Monday 24 April through Pat (03) 9878 7939, or  jandpschmidt@bigpond.com. If you are unable to come at the last minute, please notify Pat 0425 705 059. […]

March 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Events,Indigenous Issues,Member Events | Read More »

Race Mathews and the future of co-operatives

 “Labour, Liberty and Co-operatives – in discussion with Race Mathews”, 28 April, 6pm – 8pm, Kelvin Club, 14-30 Melbourne Place, Melbourne. “The Future is Co-operative: making mutual enterprise happen – Symposium and skill-share” 29 April, 9am – 4 pm,Church of All Nations, 180 Palmerston St., Carlton. * Hear from leaders of the co-operative sector  * […]

March 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Economic issues,Events,SPC Events 2017 | Read More »

Professor Joe Camilleri: How is the world to engage with Trump’s America?

May lecture series St Michael’s Hall 120 Collins Street Melbourne Tuesday 9 and 16 May $20 each lecture, or two for $35. Bookings here Tuesday 9 May 6pm America, Russia, & China – three gorillas in the room Tuesday 16 May 6pm Is there life after Trump? What a creative politics might look like . 

March 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Disarmament,Events,Politics | Read More »

Ozanam Lecture 2017: Marcelle Mogg.

Sunday 26 February 2pm. Cathedral Hall ACU 20 Brunswick Street Fitzroy. Marcelle Mogg will speak on The Living Presence of the Love of God. Marcelle Mogg is Group Director Mission Integration St John of God Health Care. Respondent Doug Knez Gippsland Central Council President St Vincent de Paul. Light refreshments provided. Car park at rear […]

February 1st, 2017 | Posted in 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 »

SPC AGM 2016 & Josh Cullinan on exploiting lowest paid workers

Wednesday 30 November 7.00-7:30pm The Yarra Theological Union Study Centre 34 Bedford Street Box Hill At 7:30 an address by Josh Cullinan Returning penalty rates to the lowest paid Josh Cullinan has campaigned for retail and fast food workers for 20 years, including for Bakers Delight, Hungry Jacks, and 7/11 workers. More recently, Josh raised the […]

November 1st, 2016 | Posted in Events,SPC Events 2016 | 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 Indigenous Issues,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 »