Analysis of social policy over the last five years suggests both opportunities and challenges for rebuilding public trust. Dr Brenton Prosser, Director Research, CSSA reflects on how current social policy initiatives that align with Catholic Social Teaching offer a potential way forward.
More than 20 Catholic social service providers from across Australia have joined with researchers from the Australian National University to commission new research into entrenched disadvantage.
We all have a role to play in dealing with the consequences of an economic downturn and now is the time to get our plans in place, Deputy CEO, Joe Zabar, in Eureka Street.
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.
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.
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
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.
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."
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.
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.