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Latest News

A message to our politicians - People's Climate March - 21st September

Posted Sep 17, 2014

On Sunday, September 21st, CCJP joined thousands of other people at the People's Climate Mobilisation in Bicentennial Park, Glebe in Sydney. As world leaders met for the UN’s emergency Climate Change Summit in New York - noticeably without Tony Abbott's presence - people all over the world came together for the ...more

Stop the demolition of the Oombulgurri traditional homelands community

Posted Sep 17, 2014

The Government of Western Australia plans to flatten the Aboriginal homelands community of Oombulgurri within days. People from all over the Kimberley have lived there for generations and now it’s under threat. If the plans go ahead, not only will forty houses, a school, and a health clinic be destroyed, but sacred ...more

Stop Temporary Protection Visas

Posted Sep 15, 2014

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre is calling on Australians to write to Senators from their home state, urging them to: Vote NO to Temporary Protection Visas (TPVs); and Voice their support for a common sense, fair approach to processing and settling refugees. TPVs are unfair and prevent refugees from settling into Australian life. Refugees ...more

Prof Lesley Hughes wins Eureka Prize

Posted Sep 14, 2014

CCJP is delighted that Professor Lesley Hughes, who has been a much-welcomes speaker at CCJP's Sunday Seminars on several occasions, is the winner of the 2014 Australian Government Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Australian Science Research. As this Macquarie University article explains: Professor Lesley Hughes’ award is recognition for her work ...more

'Disruption' - a powerful new movie for the climate change movement

Posted Sep 10, 2014

'Disruption' is a powerful new movie on climate change that you can watch online thanks to 350.org

 

Indigenous sovereignty campaigners renew call for land rights treaty

Posted Sep 9, 2014

Indigenous leaders and community elders have launched a new video campaign, urging the government to fulfil Bob Hawke's 26-year-old promise of a land rights treaty for Indigenous Australians. ...more

A hunger crisis hits South Sudan - how you can help !

Posted Sep 7, 2014

A hunger crisis hits South Sudan - how you can help !

A hunger crisis has hit South Sudan. After months of violent gun battles and killing, more than 1 million people have fled their homes. No crops have been planted, food stocks have been destroyed and people have run out of food. Save the Children has launched an urgent appeal to raise AUD$1 ...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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