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Friday, 26 July 2019

Simple strategies for communicating the impact of social service programs

Times are changing. Not only do you have to be good at what you do, increasingly you need to show the outcomes of what you do. CSSA Research Director, Brenton Prosser, explores some simple strategies for social service providers to display their good work with more impact.

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Friday, 26 July 2019

Calls to raise Newstart rate growing louder

Deputy CEO of CSSA, Joe Zabar, said the federal government’s recent tax cuts would assist some families under financial pressure, however it did not help those on Newstart.

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Friday, 19 July 2019

Statement on the 6th Anniversary of Australia’s Mandatory and Indefinite Offshore Detention Policy

A Statement on the 6th Anniversary of Australia’s Mandatory and Indefinite Offshore Detention Policy, 19 July 2019 from Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, Chair, Bishops Commission for Social Justice: Service and Mission, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

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Wednesday, 17 July 2019

New Catholic social services CEO plans on working closely with government

Former Labor candidate for Goulburn, Parliamentary Secretary and Senator, Dr Ursula Stephens is again back in a leadership role as the new CEO for Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA), the Catholic Church’s peak national body for social services in the country.

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Monday, 1 July 2019

Dr Ursula Stephens accepts the baton

CSSA is delighted to welcome our new CEO, Dr Ursula Stephens, who commenced in the role today, 1 July 2019. "Our greatest strength as an organisation is our member network of highly skilled, professional and committed people, whose experience will help to provide innovative and credible solutions for change."

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Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Call for Applications - Research Officer

CSSA invites applications for a casual part-time Research Officer position to join our team embarking on groundbreaking research into the factors that drive entrenched disadvantage in Australia.

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Tuesday, 11 June 2019

The Catholic Voice - Farewelling Father Frank

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) hosted a farewell for Fr Frank Brennan SJ in early June, to acknowledge his two and a half years as CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA). From next year, he will be the Rector at Newman College at the University of Melbourne.

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Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Fr Frank Brennan SJ - Pentecost Homily 8-9 June 2019

Fr Frank Brennan SJ - Pentecost Sunday Homily, St Peter's Parish, Pambula and Eden. 8-9 June 2019.

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Thursday, 6 June 2019

Fr Frank Brennan's interview with Sky News - Australia must 'recalibrate freedom of religion'

Fr Frank Brennan SJ was interviewed by Sky News about freedom of religion and the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

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Thursday, 6 June 2019

A fairer tax system?

However you look at it, $158 billion in forgone revenue from the government’s ambitious tax cut program will impact the government’s capacity to meet the needs of Australians, writes Joe Zabar, director of economic policy and deputy CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia.