Review and Reform: Where to From Here?

The CSSA National Conference 2010, 8-10 February, Canberra

Key presenters at the Conference included: 

  • Dr Richard Denniss, the Australia Institute; 
  • Professor Peter Shergold, Centre for Social Impact; 
  • Professor John McMillan, Commonwealth Ombudsman (at the time of the Conference); and, 
  • Fr Frank Brennan, SJ, AO, Professor of Law, Public Policy Institute, Australian Catholic University.

Launch of CSSA's Social Inclusion Paper

The Conference program also included the launch of the CSSA discussion paper The Social Inclusion Agenda - Where it came from, what it means, and why it matters .  The paper was launched at a Parliamentary Breakfast in Canberra on 10 February.  In his speech at the Launch, CSSA Board member Bishop Pat Power said the paper shows us the way towards making Australia a more inclusive and accepting society where every person belongs with dignity.  Fr Joe Caddy, Chair of the CSSA Board then presented an opening address to a delegation of politicians and directors and senior staff from CSSA member organisations.