Priorities in election year
Editorial by Peter Whiting
Launch of response to NT federal intervention: This is what we said
At the request of Michele Harris of Concerned Australians, SPC offered its website to help publicise the launch of This is what we said, a summary of indigenous responses to the federal government’s consultations about changes to the Northern Territory Emergency Response.
SPC report to nuclear disarmament meeting
SPC was invited to make a presentation at a workshop organised by ICAN (the International Campaign to abolish Nuclear Weapons) in Melbourne on 15 February.
Bill Frilay and Bruce Duncan prepared the presentation, which Bill delivered.
Photo Chris Devers flikr CC
INVITATION TO MEMBERS
Consultation on election priorities
You are warmly welcomed to join this consultation on SPC policies and priorities in 2010, at 10am – 1 pm, Saturday 20 March at the Study Centre, Yarra Theological Union, 98 Albion Rd., Box Hill. Best entry via 34 Bedford St. Please confirm by Friday 19th 3pm: 9899 4777 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SPC forum on social encyclical on
ABC Encounter program
In November, SPC and the Yarra Institute arranged a public forum on Pope Benedict’s encyclical, Caritas in Veritate, with Melbourne’s Anglican Archbishop Dr Philip Freier; Dr Rufus Black, Master of Ormond College; and Ms Julie
Edwards, CEO of Jesuit Social Services. ABC Radio National will broadcast the talks on its ‘Encounter’ program on 28 March 2010. The forum will also be available as an SPC Podcast.