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Monday, 20 May 2019

What UK pollsters can teach CSSA members about the 2019 Federal Election result

There are many questions being asked in the wake of Saturday’s unexpected Federal Election result. But the key message for our members and those we are privileged to serve is that it is business as usual for the work of CSSA. CSSA's Director Research, Brenton Prosser PhD reflects on what we can learn from the polls.

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Thursday, 16 May 2019

Long-time CSSA employee gets papal honour

Mary Jamieson, CSSA’s director of corporate services, was bestowed the symbol of honour of the Exalted Cross – Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice (for services to the Church and to the Pope), which is instituted for persons distinguished for outstanding service and zeal. We're very grateful for her service.

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Friday, 3 May 2019

Ursula Stephens to lead Catholic Social Services Australia

Catholic Social Services Australia Chair Dr Maria Harries says she is delighted to announce that Dr Ursula Stephens will take up the role as CSSA’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective from July 1.

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Tuesday, 23 April 2019

CSSA's 2019 Federal Election Statement

Catholic Social Services Australia has just published its Federal Election Statement.

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Saturday, 20 April 2019

Easter Homily, Frank Brennan SJ

Easter Homily, St Thomas the Apostle Parish, Kambah, ACT, Frank Brennan SJ

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Friday, 19 April 2019

Easter Sky News interview with Fr Frank Brennan SJ, CSSA's CEO

CSSA's CEO, Fr Frank Brennan SJ, Easter reflection discussion with Kieran Gilbert and Laura Jayes on Skynews

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

The NDIS: another important choice at this Federal Election

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a major Australian social reform of the last 20 years, but does it provide enough individual choice, asks Catholic Social Services Australia's Dr Brenton Prosser

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Friday, 12 April 2019

Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health

Despite improved mental health being a national priority for over 25 years many people are still not receiving the support they need. See our submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health

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Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Budget 2019-20 and the way forward for welfare

Cost-of-living pressures are affecting all Australians, but particularly those experiencing low wages growth and an outdated welfare payment system — CSSA's Deputy CEO, Joe Zabar, in Eureka Street.

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Monday, 18 March 2019

Church calls for living wage for Australian families - ACBC Media Blog

The Catholic Church has made a submission to the Fair Work Commission seeking a new National Minimum Wage of $760.00 per week and $20.00 per hour.