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Latest News

Climate Warrior from Kiribati to speak in Melbourne and Sydney

Posted 22 09 2018

Former President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, will be giving public talks in Melbourne and Sydney during October in order to highlight Australia's need to engage with Pacific Island neighbours on climate changes now. ...more

Fair Treatment - Alliance for Drug Law Reform

Posted 21 09 2018

A NSW-ACT alliance of organisations, including CCJP, that supports reform of drug laws, policy and practice to improve outcomes for individuals and their families, particularly young people, will be launched at Sydney Town Hall on 12 October 2018. ...more

"Absolute disgrace" - Adani water concessions can be stopped by Queensland State Government

Posted 19 09 2018

Adani's proposed giant coal mine has cleared another hurdle with the federal government waiving the requirement for a full environmental assessment for a pipeline that will extract billions of litres of water from a river in drought-ravaged central Qld. ...more

Pearls and Irritations - on current affairs

Posted 07 09 2018

Read and reflect on 'the big issues' for Australia today - Ross Gittings on measuring Inequality; Kim Wingerei on the Legacy of the Lucky Generation; Derek Abbott opines on The Way we Live Now; and Stephen Long on cost of Coal vs Renewable Energy sources ...more

Kids off Nauru - sign the petition

Posted 29 08 2018

Kids off Nauru - sign the petition

The situation for children in detention on Nauru is bleak. Join the push to have all children and their families removed from Nauru to Australia by Universal Children's Day - 20 November. ...more

Living the Change - online facility for commitments available

Posted 23 08 2018

Living the Change - online facility for commitments available

No doubt you are reducing your carbon footprint, but some lifestyle changes may be new. Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) has this year's global faith-based initiative, 'Living the Change', online for commitments and community events ...more

Tear down Australia's racist wallpaper

Posted 17 08 2018

"But this is how racism works ... from material problems to imagined threats. It reframes complex problems for political capital and sometimes violent ends. That is the point when it stops being wallpaper but also the scaffold; not decoration but a cage." ...more

Australia will be stronger by saying yes to Uluru Statement

Posted 10 08 2018

Author Richard Flanagan's speech at the 20th Garma Festival: "The world is being undone before us. If we do not reimagine Australia, we will be undone too" ...more

Speak up at Voices for Justice 2018

Posted 03 08 2018

Speak up at Voices for Justice 2018

Micah Australia has announced Voices for Justice 2018 for 1-4 December in Canberra. Four days of advocacy training and lobbying for the world's poor. Register now. ...more

Nuclear waste sites pose insoluble problems

Posted 03 08 2018

Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) is concerned that short term proposals for the storage of Australia's nuclear waste in SA will leave insoluble problems for present and future generations. ...more

Australians support renewables over coal

Posted 18 07 2018

Australians support renewables over coal

The Pacific Calling Partnership is highlighting a 2018 Lowy Institute Poll that finds 84% of Australians believe that the government should focus on renewable energy over coal-fired plants, even if such measures were to cost more. ...more

Review of Australian broadcasting in the Pacific

Posted 18 07 2018

The Australian Government is undertaking a review of Australian media services in the Asia-Pacific region. Pacific Calling Partnership is asking that we send messages to the Review and call for a thorough upgrade of the ABC's broadcasting to the Pacific. ...more

Alternative Solution #WithRefugees

Posted 04 06 2018

Alternative Solution #WithRefugees

There's a workable alternative to Australia's asylum policy. The bad example set by Australia is damaging a global system already in crisis. But it's not too late to change tack, write James Hathaway and Daniel Ghezelbash. ...more

Surveillance in Australia: Who's watching the watchers?

Posted 04 06 2018

That the government is considering granting the Australian Signals Directorate powers to spy on Australian citizens, including emails, texts and bank records, on top of the extensive surveillance powers already held by ASIO and the AFP, is cause for alarm ...more

Sign Petition to stand with Traditional Owners against Adani

Posted 04 06 2018

Read the latest message from the leaders of the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners. They are the Traditional Owners of the land where mining giant Adani want to build the Carmichael coal mine. ...more

Song from Kiribati calls world to address SDGs

Posted 26 05 2018

Song from Kiribati calls world to address SDGs

Pacific Calling Partnerships invites us to hear a song from Kiribati that was composed, sung and performed in Kiribati to tell the world we need to address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...more

Going local - affordable and secure housing campaign

Posted 26 05 2018

Vinnies NSW and the Sydney Alliance partners are putting together local teams to motivate local councils and convince local MPs in the lead up to the NSW election to act on affordable and stable housing. ...more

Now only 4 cents a day - current ABC funding per capita

Posted 26 05 2018

Quentin Dempster, a former ABC journalist and contributing editor of The New Daily, writes that the ABC Board is preparing for a public campaign on its funding. ...more

Backing pharmacies over consumers, as usual

Posted 17 05 2018

Every five to 10 years in Australia, the government establishes a review of the regulations governing pharmacies that invariably come to the same conclusion: community pharmacy is over-regulated, and a reduction in regulation would benefit consumers. ...more

Make a submission in support of Uluru Statement

Posted 13 05 2018

Make a submission in support of Uluru Statement

11 June is the closing date for submissions to the Joint Parliamentary Committee to show support for Constitutional reform and the Uluru Statement from the Heart encourages Reconciliation Australia, in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islande ...more


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