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Caritas calls for urgent assistance

Tuesday 8 November 2016

Caritas, and Media and Communications Office

Caritas Australia, a member of one the world's largest humanitarian networks, has today urged the Australian Government to provide greater financial assistance to countries globally struggling to adapt to climate change. The call comes as world leaders gather in Marrakesh to discuss solutions to the ongoing climate crisis. 

Commonwealth redress scheme announced

Friday 4 November 2016

Media and Communications Office
The Turnbull Government has announced a Commonwealth Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and is inviting states, territories and other non-government institutions to join in the Commonwealth scheme to deliver redress to the survivors of these wrongs.

New national website to support important conversation

Thursday 3 November 2016

Words: Cabrini
Once a taboo topic, talking about end-of-life choices is becoming more acceptable in the Australian community. End-of-life care affects all of us, at every age. Cabrini has launched a new website focused on supporting healthcare professionals in conducting advance care planning with people of different religious and cultural backgrounds. The project received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health. The website called ACPTalk is freely available to all.

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