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Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Call for Applications

The CSSA Board invites applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer, Catholic Social Services Australia

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Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Catholic Social Teaching: Debunking the Myths

"Spread a culture of tolerance and learn to engage respectfully with people who passionately disagree with you". This was the dominant theme of CSSA's CEO, Fr Frank Brennan's presentation at Catholic Care’s, Towards Practice Excellence, two day staff conference at Hunter Stadium from 27-28 February.

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Tuesday, 26 February 2019

NSW Pastoral Ministry Conference, Drawing and Giving Life - Keynote Address, Fr Frank Brennan SJ

The Annual NSW Association of Pastors, Pastoral Associates and Pastoral Workers Conference, 26 February 2019

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Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Medicalisation-nation: Australia’s growing public policy dependence on drugs

Australian media regularly reports concerns about the over-use of drugs to treat our most vulnerable. However, what this reporting has missed is the subtle but underlying trend toward medicalisation in public policy - CSSA's Director Research, Brenton Prosser PhD, in the Mandarin

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Thursday, 21 February 2019

Election sweeteners a family affair

Let's hope that the coming election sweeteners include relief for low-income households with children — CSSA's Deputy CEO, Joe Zabar, in Eureka Street

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Christian charity must start with God: Lismore Bishop

The first call for those working in social services is to see the need of others through the eyes of God, Lismore Bishop Greg Homeming OCD has told Catholic social service leaders from across the country. CSSA 2019 National Conference, 'Meeting the Unmet Need' 19-20 February 2019

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Lismore bishop calls for more help for children from dysfunctional families

Bishop Greg Homeming, Bishop of Lismore speaking to Port Macquarie News from the Catholic Social Services Australia 2019 Conference, 'Meeting the Unmet Need' held in Port Macquarie February 19-20.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Supporting those on the margins

We are blessed to have a pope who speaks to all the world about the prudence, justice and empathy required so that more people on our planet might enjoy integral human development - CSSA's CEO, Fr Frank Brennan, Opening Address, CSSA's 2019 National Conference, Meeting the Unmet Need

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Monday, 18 February 2019

A new standard for asylum seeker policy

We are all gearing up for the third election in a row when boat turnbacks and the punitive treatment of refugees and asylum seekers feature. It need not be so. It's time voters sent a message that it should not be so - CSSA's CEO, Fr Frank Brennan SJ, in Eureka Street

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Friday, 15 February 2019

Boat Turnbacks and Medical Transfers, published Pearls and Irritations

An alternative approach being put on refugees by Frank Brennan (CEO,CSSA) Tim Costello (Chief Advocate for World Vision) , Robert Manne (Emeritus Professor of Politics and Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at La Trobe University) and John Menadue (former Secretary of Prime Minister and Cabinet and Immigration)