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Congratulations to Jesuit Social Services, winner of a community award in the category ‘Organisations Supporting Africans’ at the Afroshine Australia awards on Saturday evening, 16 November 2019. Jesuit Social Services’ Men’s Project has also been announced as a finalist in the 2019 VicHealth Awards (the winners will be announced on 3 December 2019).
Good Samaritan Inn Director, Felicity Rorke, attended the Fourth World Conference of Women's Shelters (4WCWS) in Taiwan along with 1400 delegates from across the globe. Co-organized by The Garden of Hope Foundation and the Global Network of Women's Shelters, the conference is the world's largest international meeting on the protection of women's rights and the prevention of violence against women. This is the first time that the conference has ever been held in Asia.
Friends, family, donors, staff and volunteers – over 300 supporters of CatholicCare Greater Melbourne Geelong Gippsland filled the pews of St Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday 10 November at its annual Mass of Appreciation. The Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Peter Comensoli, with St Kevin’s Cathedral Choir filling the space with music that delighted everyone’s hearts and minds. The inaugural Mass of Appreciation was also held in the Diocese of Sale with Bishop Patrick O'Regan celebrating the mass held in Packenham.

Cabrini have recently launched an inspiring initiative called, ‘There’s something about Cabrini’ (#theressomethingaboutcabrini), which highlights just what makes Cabrini so special. Over the coming months, Cabrini will showcase interviews with staff from across its Malvern, Brighton, Ashwood, Prahran, Hawthorn and Hopetoun campuses to highlight to each other, and the community, what makes Cabrini such an incredible place for patients and families, and the staff and volunteers who work there.

Brigidine Asylum Seeker Project (BASP) continues to play a vita role in supporting some of our most vulnerable communities members. We are reminded that "donations are not always about money". They've provided a comprehensive list of practical ways we can show our support, from a spare room, to cleaning products and specific household items. 

The 16 Days Against Gender Based Violence campaign is held each year, beginning on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 25th November, and ending on International Human Rights Day, on 10th December. With the 2019 theme being Ending Gender-based Violence in the Workplace, the campaign reinforces the fact that violence against women is a human rights violation. ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking of Humans) has prepared a number of resources to assist your participation in the campaign.

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the 2019 Rerum Novarum Oration, Walking Tall: A Journey towards Treaty and Reconciliation on Tuesday 26 November 2019 at 7pm. The orators are Ms Eleanor Burke and Ms Sherry Balcombe. Download flyer with full details, here.


This is a rare and unique opportunity to join the John Pierce Centre team, as they look forward to building on current strengths and services to continue supporting the Deaf community in Victoria.

A ground-breaking program, run by MacKillop Family Services’ Good Grief, featured in a Southern Cross University breakfast showcase at NSW Parliament House in September, hosted by Sarah Mitchell, the Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning.
 Seasons for Growth is an evidence-based change and loss education program that uses imagery of the seasons to illustrate the experience of grief.
Over 100 peak bodies and practitioners working to prevent and respond to violence against women and children, including our member organisations Good Samaritan Inn and Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, have released a joint statement rejecting the legitimacy of the Federal Government’s new Family Law Inquiry. "This Inquiry is not only unnecessary, it is dangerous. ... Women’s and children’s lives are on the line. They cannot wait another year for action", the statement reads. Read joint statement, here.

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