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Demand protection for children in detention

Posted Jul 27, 2016

A letter from Julian Cleary, Amnesty International's Indigneous Rights Campaigner "This is barbarism, this is inhumane, this is child abuse" John Lawrence QC, Darwin Barrister   The footage we saw of children being brutalised, tear gassed and tortured in juvenile detention in Darwin’s Don Dale Detention Centre shook us to our core. Dylan Voller, ...more

Sunday Seminar on 21 August 2016: How inequality corrodes democracy and what we can do about it

Posted Jul 24, 2016

Sunday Seminar on 21 August 2016: How inequality corrodes democracy and what we can do about it

For our next Sunday Seminar on 21st August 2016 we are delighted to be joined by Professor Carmen Lawrence who will discuss: How inequality corrodes democracy and what we can do about it *Please note the change in venue for this seminar only* About Prof. Lawrence: After training as a research psychologist at ...more

Event on July 26th: Climate change and resilience building: A lesson from New Orleans

Posted Jul 22, 2016

WWF Australia and The Sydney Alliance are presenting this important event on climate change and resilience building featuring a special international guest, Rev. Willie Bennett. A lesson from New Orleans The talk and panel discussion will take us from New Orleans to Dallas to Sydney, via the South Pacific and promises to ...more

'We were always here' - Dorothy Lawsons land claim

Posted Jul 22, 2016

'We were always here' - Dorothy Lawsons land claim

She was thrown into a jail cell, aged just eight. But instead of being strong-armed by the law, Murra Wurra Paakantji elder Dorothy Lawson – now nearly 80 – has used the law herself to make a daring, innovative land claim. If she wins, Indigenous people across Australia could benefit. ...more

Free Webinar this Thursday: Climate Justice: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander campaigns to protect country.

Posted Jul 20, 2016

Register to hear - Karrina Nolan and Larrissa Baldwin, two inspiring leaders from the Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network, who will be joining a panel discussion. ...more


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Catholics in Coalition for Justice and Peace is a coalition of individuals and groups, working for the emergence of just social structures in Australia and overseas. We work as an integral part of the Church at the service of the world and especially of the victims of injustice.  Read more

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