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Thursday 28 November 2019

Looking Forward to 2020 Catholic Social Services Conference

Following the success of previous biennial conferences, Catholic Social Services Victoria and Catholic Social Services Australia are again partnering to present Serving Our Communities with Courage and Compassion. The conference will be held at the Catholic Leadership Centre, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne on 26-28 February 2020.

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Capturing the value of regionally-based social services

As the nation’s attention again turns to bushfire, drought, regional mental health and family support, we are reminded of the important role social services play in the aftermath of community disasters. In this piece, CSSA Research Director, Brenton Prosser, overviews recent work that seeks to capture the value of the services from locally-embedded providers in regional and remote areas.

Tuesday 26 November 2019

Catholic network ready to be part of a solution for people suffering across the country

There is a richness of community that exists within many of our drought – and bushfire-affected communities. Imagine how much good could be done if we empowered these communities with the tools and services to support their family, friends and community members to better deal with the stresses of drought, bushfires and floods. Joe Zabar, CSSA's Deputy CEO in Catholic Leader