Author: Martin Teulan

18 February 2024 by

AMPJP Council Meeting Summary Feb 24
18 February 2024 by

Church agencies at the frontline of family violence call for greater whole-of-church response Australia’s largest Catholic social service agencies want more advocacy, education, and collaboration within the institutional Church to improve the response to the scourge of family violence, a new report has found. Caritas Australia, Catholic Social Services Australia,
7 February 2024 by

Meeting Summary CORMSAA 1 Feb 2024
30 January 2024 by

Usually this report looks backward, at what has been happening in the last month.  But at the beginning of this new year, 2024, let’s look forward instead. The number one Priority for the Church Both the Plenary Council in Australia and the first assembly of the Synod on Synodality in
29 November 2023 by

From Wollongong Catholic Schools Christmas Art Competition. During the month I worked with the National Catholic Education Commission on the development of their upcoming paper on the Mission and Purpose of Catholic Schools.  It was good to bring perspectives on formation from other sectors such as health and parish, into
24 November 2023 by

Victorian Minister for Prevention of Family Violence, Ms Vicki Ward MP, pictured above, has shown her support for the work conducted by Catholic Social Services Victoria (CSSV) and the Catholic Diocese of Sale in helping to educate, inform and equip parish communities to address domestic and family violence. Together with
17 November 2023 by

The Federal Government has opened submissions to inform the Not-for-Profit Sector Development Blueprint. The Blueprint will provide a roadmap for Government reform and sector-led initiatives to boost the sector’s capacity to support and connect Australian communities. The media release and Issues Paper providing further information are attached. The Issues Paper
31 October 2023 by

My name was nominated by the Australian Bishops to Rome for the position of National Director of Catholic Mission back in 2007.  As I would be the first Australian lay Director, there was some resistance within the now Dicastery for  Evangelisation in Rome.  It was one Australian member of the
31 October 2023 by

  Evidence-based approaches were key in the recent Forum organised by our CORMSAA team for canonical stewards, Board members and Principals.  Performance in Mathematics needs to improve in all Catholic schools and Marea Nicholson explained the Mastery in Mathematic Project which is designed to deliver improved results across Australia. Parental
29 September 2023 by

There is still much to learn in this new role. It was good to have a long chat with Gabrielle McMullen who was one of the founders of AMPJP.  She gave me some interesting background on the history and it is a story of goodwill and co-operation.  AMPJP is still