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Monday 26 June 2017

Family Matters - Strengthening Respectful Relationships

Last week Fr Frank was invited by the Ballarat Diocesan Social Justice Commission and Centacare to consider how Catholics might strengthen respectful relationships convinced that family does matter to us, to most of our fellow citizens, and to the wellbeing of our society. Read Frank's address here.

Monday 26 June 2017

Sleepout inspires hope for reducing homelessness

Last week 1479 CEOs and community leaders slept out in the major cities of Australia. Together they have so far raised over $5 million. Fr Frank Brenna was one of the CEO's who slept out in Canberra to raise money for vital homelessness and support services.

Thursday 22 June 2017

30 YEARS ON FROM BOB HAWKE’S “NO CHILD WILL LIVE IN POVERTY” STATEMENT

Tomorrow marks the 30th anniversary of Bob Hawke’s promise to ensure that "By 1990 no Australian child will live in poverty". Right now 731,300 children or 17.4% of all children in Australia are living in poverty, an increase of 2 percentage points over the past 10 years (from 2004-2014).