The National Disability Insurance
Scheme is one of the major Australian reform programs of recent decades,
promising to transform the provision of support for people with disability.
With the transition to NDIS
well-underway, Catholic social service providers met on 15 December to take
stock of progress and of issues faced in providing the services that are
There is much work to be done.
Catholic Social Services Victoria is pleased to announce that the fourth
series of the Mission Inspired Leadership program will be conducted
during 2018. The dates for next year’s program will be Thursday
evenings: 19 April, 17 May, 21 June, 19 July.
You are warmly welcomed to join us for an interactive forum on integral human development in Catholic social teaching: looking back to 1967, and looking forward in Australia today, within the context of the Australian Bishops' 2017 Social Justice Statement Everyone's Business, on Thursday 19 October, from 12pm - 2pm at Cardinal Knox Centre. Click here for the flyer.
Fifty four people seeking asylum have left Manus
Island and Nauru for the US. We don’t know how many will be accepted into the
US, but it is likely that many hundreds will be left behind in Manus and Nauru
in danger, with no hope and no future. Come to hear and discuss how parishes
and communities can support asylum seekers already in our midst, and change our
political parties’ policies towards asylum seekers.