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Groups slam Trans-Pacific trade deal as talks resume in New York

Posted Jan 27, 2015

CCJP joins public health, environment, union, and other church groups to slam Trans-Pacific trade deal as talks resume in New York As secret Trans-Pacific (TPP) trade talks resume in New York, an unusually diverse mix of 47 Australian community groups including public health, environment, union, church, development aid and other groups ...more

Have your say about the TPP

Posted Jan 27, 2015

Tell the Senate why Australia’s trade process should be more open and democratic! The ALP and Greens have responded to community concerns and have initiated a Senate Inquiry into Australia’s trade agreement process. Currently all trade negotiations are secret and we don’t see the details until after they are signed. The terms ...more

Manus Island: What will it take to shock us?

Posted Jan 26, 2015

The reports coming out of Manus Island right now should be enough to shock us, but they aren't. What will it take? Barrister Julian Burnside has some ideas. ...more

Press freedom needed: give access to detention centres

Posted Jan 26, 2015

On 22nd January 2015 The Guardian reveaked that government agencies have been referring journalists to the federal police -  for reporting the truth. GetUp reports that: "When claims that asylum seekers on Manus Island were on hunger strike, sewing their lips and had even swallowed razor blades, first surfaced, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton ...more

Six things Queensland's next government must do to save the Great Barrier Reef

Posted Jan 22, 2015

Six things Queensland's next government must do to save the Great Barrier Reef

With only a fortnight of campaigning left before Queenslanders go to the polls, both the Liberal National Party (LNP) and Labor have targeted dumping of dredge spoil as a high-profile problem. Labor has also raised the stakes with ambitious targets for improving water quality. But the current promises from the ...more

ACOSS proposes alternative evidence-based and equitable savings to health services

Posted Jan 18, 2015

ACOSS proposes alternative evidence-based and equitable savings to health services

  Friday January 16, 2015 The Australian Council of Social Service called on the Federal Government to heed the growing community concern about affordable, accessible universal health care; and to focus on evidence-based solutions to pull back wasteful spending in the health Budget.   “We know that our health system faces increasing costs with ...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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