Social Justice

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

Dorothy Day

June 19, 2016
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The Archbishop and Aboriginal people in the Swan Valley 1977

In the context of his 1975 Easter message, he wrote: ‘I find myself still supporting the present government it its opposition … to the apartheid policy of South Africa, adding […]
May 30, 2016
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Advocacy – a personal journey in an Australian context

“One cannot level one’s moral lance at every evil in the universe.  There are just too many of them. But you can do something, and the difference between doing something […]
May 2, 2016
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Negative Gearing Supports Structural Inequality

Once upon a time, the Federal Treasurer, Joe Hockey frustrated many would be first home buyers by saying “get a good job that pays good money”.  Needless to say, it […]
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, […]

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

Martin Luther King Jr