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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Justice

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Tuesday, 21 August 2012 17:52

Transformed by neighbours

Sister Esmey Herscovitch rscj talks about the work at The Gathering Place among the Aboriginal community at Redfern. Her story reveals a fundamental element in the pursuit of social justice that we can apply to daily life, writes Giselle Lapitan.

Thursday, 09 August 2012 13:37

Walking with Indigenous people

A campaign to forge a path to justice for Indigenous people is being launched by Caritas Australia this month. And the inaugural "Walk As One Forum' on 25-26 August 2012 will be of great interest to those working in social justice and development, particularly for those working with Indigenous communities.


CRA joins in the voices advocating for Indigenous communities to determine their own future and live free from fear. Sr Suzette Clark rsc of the CRA Justice Network shows how you can make your voice heard.

Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) supports the call of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights to investigate whether the proposed Stronger Futures legislation complies with Australia’s obligation to human rights.

Napitji Napitji. “ I teach you; you teach me.” These words express the concept of a mutual exchange from which people learn from each other and grow all the richer. Sister Louise McKeogh fma shares the gift that comes from listening to Indigenous peoples’ stories.

Wednesday, 23 May 2012 10:06

National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week 2012 poster The week of 27 May to 3 June commemorates two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey – the anniversaries of the successful 1967 referendum and the High Court Mabo decision.

Monday, 07 May 2012 11:17

Stronger futures or stolen futures?

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) and Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) call upon all Federal Senators not to pass the legislation of the 'Stronger Futures Northern Territory 2011 Bill'.

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The Stronger Futures legislation was rushed through the Lower House of Parliament, and the decision now rests with the Senate. It is expected to be voted on when the Senate resumes on 8 May.

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