Social Justice Council Urges Prayer & Action in Support of Survivors of Torture

In a statement issued today the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council called for prayer and action to stop torture.

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Living Wage Test of a Just Society Says Bishop in Pastoral Letter for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker

As the Catholic community celebrates the Feast of St Joseph the Worker, Bishop William Brennan, Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, has drawn attention to the importance of the Living Wage Case.

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Community Groups’ Living in Harmony Day Call for Elimination of Racism

On the International Day for the Elimination of Racism, Australian human rights and community groups have highlighted the importance of the forthcoming World Conference on Racism, announcing their intention to prepare for the UN Conference by consulting widely in the community over the next five months.

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Bishop’s Women’s Day Call for Protection of Outworkers

On International Women’s Day Bishop William Brennan, Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) sent greetings to the women of Australia and drew particular attention to the plight of migrant women outworkers in the clothing industry. 

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Church Groups Call for Immigration Detention Reform

The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office (ACMRO) and the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) welcome the Flood Report and urge immediate action on its recommendations.

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