Social Justice

"Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system"

Dorothy Day

May 2, 2016
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‘Surely as a nation we are better than this’

The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody was established by the Federal government at the end of 1987 to investigate the deaths in custody of 99 Aboriginal people; its […]
April 8, 2016

Christians and Social Justice

Some Christians admire the activism of Christians like the late Martin Luther King II; but shy away from the social justice implications of the Gospel. Social justice is a primary […]
March 31, 2016
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Human Trafficking in the 21st Century

Human trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, […]
March 30, 2016
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Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

  The Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and policy makers to address […]
March 29, 2016

The Purpose of Politics is the Common Good

A headline in this morning’s Sydney Morning Herald boldly states Demagogues are sucking the air out of genuine public debate. Which leads nicely into something I have been drafting over the […]
May 11, 2015

Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

The latest Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (released on 19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and […]

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter"

Martin Luther King Jr