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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 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 »

Book launch: John D’Arcy May’s Imagining the Ecumenical: a Personal Journey

Thursday 13 October 6pm (5:30 for drinks). Launched by Fr Michael Elligate Parish Priest of St Carthage’s University Parish Yarra Theological Union (a Constituent College of the University of Divinity) 98 Albion Road Box Hill Victoria Best entry via 34 Bedford St Please RSVP by Tuesday 11 October  for catering purposes admin@yarrainstitute.org.au  |  03 9899 4777  |  0409 […]

October 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Events | 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 »

Islam in our world today.

Islam in our world today.

Learning to understand & respect Islamic cultures & religion. Dr Herman Roborgh. Wednesday 7 September 7:30-9pm Yarra Theological Union Study Centre 34 Bedford Street Box Hill Entry free. Donations welcome. Refreshments afterwards. Download the flyer. Dr Herman Roborgh is involved in interfaith activities in Australia, and has recently returned from a visit to Pakistan. He completed […]

September 1st, 2016 | Posted in 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 »

Constitutions and Treaties: Law, Justice, Spirituality

Indigenous Australians: Treaties and Constitutional recognition Conference 24-25 September Whitley College – University of Divinity, Melbourne. Cost: $80, or unwaged $40.   Info: http://www.whitley.unimelb.edu.au/constitutions/treaties.   Speakers include Asmi Wood; Maria Bargh; Grant Paulson; Ray Minniecon; Brooke Prentis; Norm Habel; Chris Budden; Robert Hoskin; Naomi Wolfe; Joanna Cruickshank; Ken Manley and Mark Brett.   Enquiries: Prof. […]

August 10th, 2016 | Posted in Events | Read More »

Joe Camilleri: Tuesdays in September lectures on forms of violence

“The Winter of our Discontent and the Promise of Spring” 20 September: Repairing the Breach: Personally, politically, corporately and with the Earth 27 September: An Emerging New Spirit: Prophetic voices, proactive movements, promising initiatives 6pm – 8.30pm, St Michael’s Church, 120 Collins St., Melbourne Tickets: $15 per lecture. Bookings are advisable by clicking here .

August 8th, 2016 | Posted in Events,Peace | Read More »