Is Victoria still a ‘dreadful parent’ for the hundreds of children in state care or confinement? Bernie Geary OAM has been involved with children and young people for most of his life. He was Victoria’s first Child Safety Commissioner from 2005, and was then appointed Victorian Commissioner for Children & Young People from 2013 until late 2015.
The Volunteer Grants Activity is an element of the Families and Communities Program. The Families and Communities Program aims to strengthen relationships, improve well-being of children and young people, reduce the cost of family breakdown, strengthen family and community functioning and facilitate the settlement of migrants and humanitarian entrants in the community. The grants provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers. The grants form part of the Government’s work to support the volunteers who help disadvantaged Australian communities and encourage inclusion of vulnerable people in community life.
Loreto Ministries is seeking an experienced senior manager
with outstanding education credentials. This is an exciting opportunity to be
part of a fledgling organisation that provides professional advice and services
to the Loreto education network. Applications
close on Monday 11 June.
The annual Jewish – Catholic Friendship Dinner is being held at 7:00pm for 7:30pm on Sunday 17 June at the Catholic Leadership Centre, 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne.
The Australian government is aiding the Indonesian police and military. They are refusing to tell you how your taxes pay for the Indonesia Military to conduct training, intelligence operations, joint exercises, and weapons and ammunition.
The Indonesian military and police kill, torture, arrest and displace West Papuans, your neighbours. Hear first-hand accounts of this ongoing violence. Meet West Papuans who are leading a campaign for dignity and safety. Learn what you can do to stand with their families.