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Latest News

Write To Be Heard – urgent action to stop Asylum Legacy Caseload Bill

Posted Nov 29, 2014

The Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment Bill (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) has been introduced to the Senate. If passed, it will have a devastating impact on some of the world’s most vulnerable people. The legislation will: Give the Minister for Immigration extraordinary powers during interception and turnback operations while limiting ...more

Prisoners denied access to Medicare and PBS

Posted Nov 29, 2014

Prisoners in Australia are far more likely to have a health issue, yet are denied health services available to others in the community. Here are some key points: Deaths in custody hit a 16 year high in 2016 One in three prisoners has a chronic health condition, one in five has a ...more

Read Ben Spies-Butcher's excellent Sunday Seminar presentation - on the effects of the budget

Posted Nov 23, 2014

Below is an extract from Ben's presentation. Click here to open the full engaging transcript. This is what’s going on with home ownership. The proportion of people in different age groups – 25-34 when you think about starting to buy a home, particularly by the time you get into your mid-30s ...more

Relection - Our fragile world

Posted Nov 21, 2014

We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. To move forward we must recognise that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of ...more

Did you know that Australian Aboriginal peoples were the world's first bakers?

Posted Nov 20, 2014

DID YOU KNOW that Australian Aboriginal peoples were grinding seed and baking the flour from them 30,000 years ago, making them the world's first bakers, 15,000 years ahead of Egypt (who were named, by historians as the first "bakers" )? This is the claim of Brusce Pascoe - a Bunurong man ...more

Letter from Pope Francis to Prime Minister of Australia and the G-20 Leaders

Posted Nov 18, 2014

Letter from Pope Francis to Prime Minister of Australia and the G-20 Leaders

In case you missed this heart-felt, forward-looking and pointed letter. ...more

Divest Now - Divestment and Climate Action

Posted Nov 16, 2014

Divestment is a powerful for individuals to take action and withdraw money from unethical institutions. ...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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