Catholic Social Services conference 2018: Hearing, Healing, Hope

Early bird bookings are now open for the 2018 national Catholic social services conference:

Hearing, Healing, Hope (evening of Wednesday 21, all day Thursday 22 and Friday 23 February 2018 at the Catholic Leadership Centre, East Melbourne).

The 2018 national Catholic social services conference will address key issues facing our society and our sector, and look at the implications for us as individuals, as organisations and for our sector.

Click here for a brief Program Outline.

Click here for the Detailed Program, including information on the contributors.

The conference poster is available here.

The conference prayer, A Prayer for Hearing, Healing & Hope by Fr Andy Hamilton sj is available here.

Features of the program include:

  • A forum on ecological conversion – ‘the cry of the poor and the cry of the earth’
  • Changing the economic paradigm, with Joe Zabar, Ged Kearney and John Roskam.
  • A forum on responding to abuse, ensuring safe environments and dedication to service
  • Geraldine Doogue presenting the Mary MacKillop Oration

Workshop topics are still being finalised. They will include current issues relating to NDIS, housing, governance, human rights, regional development and aged care.  An email with workshop details will follow soon to those who have purchased tickets.


Tickets are affordably priced:

  • Early Bird All Conference Sessions is $385, plus $75 for Conference Dinner.
  • A group discount of 10% is available for four or more tickets.
  • Early Bird discount of 10% is available until 19 December. 

Note: The Ecology Forum is available as a single session for $50; single morning or afternoon tickets are priced at $100.

Book your tickets, here.

Click here for accommodation options and here for transport and parking options.

For any enquiries please contact Lucia Brick: (03) 9287 5566, lucia.brick@css.org.au 

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