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Social Justice News

For news and resources on specific justice issues (Asylum seekers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice, Ecological Justice, Economic Justice and Human Trafficking), please proceed to Issues & Advocacy.

protestResistance serves to affirm human dignity and the integrity of creation, even if we do not always seem to end injustice, writes CRA Justice Network Coordinator Fr Claude Mostowik msc. 

Fr Frank Brennan vigil outside Parliament HouseFr Frank Brennan, CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia, and other leaders in the social services sector held a vigil in front of Parliament House to remind our elected representatives that they can, and should do more, to rescue Australian children from the grip of poverty.

Friday, 19 May 2017 11:53

World Hunger Day: 28 May 2017

world hunger day logoWorld Hunger Day, an initiative of The Hunger Project will be marked this year on May 28, focusing on the hidden causes of chronic hunger.

Timor Poster justiceWe need your support for a petition calling for a fair and permanent border in the Timor Sea based on the median line to allow Australia and Timor Leste to claim what is rightfully theirs under international law.

mothers dayDid you know that activism for justice is the story behind Mother's Day in contrast to today's commercial and consumerist narrative? 

homeless young man 150Download the April 2017 issue of 'Writing Rings for righting wrongs' from the Josephite Justice Network exploring the issue of housing affordability.

Thursday, 02 March 2017 16:26

Fair work commission cuts to penalty rates

hospitality workerIn a media release, Catholic Religious Australia expresses concern that the Fair Work Commission’s decision will increase inequity and adversely affect the most vulnerable people: the young, women, students.

Monday, 13 February 2017 12:08

Flipping the script

Fr Claude Mostowik msc 150Father Claude Mostowik msc reflects on transforming a difficult situation with active nonviolence in response to anger and hostility as a path to peace.

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