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Poet Les Murray dies at 80

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Media and Communications Office
 
Les Murray, Australia’s unofficial poet laureate, passed away yesterday at the age of 80. A Catholic convert, his poems deal with religion, death, family, and art through the lens of rural Australia. Here is a piece we ran on him in 2013 in Kairos, Volume 24, Issue 6.  

 

 

 

Catholic Social Services Australia Releases Federal Election Statement

Tuesday 23 April 2019

CSSA 
 
At times, the leaders of all Australian political parties have echoed values of ‘mateship’ and ‘a fair go’. These values speak to a culture of inclusion, support and equality. For too many Australians, these values are hope rather than reality. Despite our many national successes, protecting the dignity of every Australian is not among them.
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