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26 February 2019 by


                  On 14 February 2019, Prime Minister Morrison reported on the failure of the Closing the Gap Strategy to deliver Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the equality promised them in 2007. The Australian Government’s Closing The Gap Report 2019 states that
26 February 2019 by


Images of old men gathering at the Vatican would give the world the false impression that women are totally excluded from governance in the Catholic Church. A contrasting picture arises from the governance of a group of Australian Church corporate entities where women are equal participants.        
25 February 2019 by


The 21-24 Feb 2019 summit of Presidents of Bishops Conference on child protection has concluded. You can read the summit moderator's statement at the conclusion of the summit:
31 January 2019 - 7:26, by , in News, zNewsletter, Comments off
It is not just the heat and humidity that made my January a slow start to 2019. I made the most of my part-time employment with AMPJP and enjoyed spending time with family and friends who were on holidays. When I was a work a considerable amount of time was

26 January 2019 by


    The AMPJP proudly celebrates our Deputy Chair, Eva Skira’s Order of Australia Honour. On 26 January 2019, the office of the Governor General announced that Eva will be awarded The Member of the Order of Australia  for service in a particular locality or field of activity or to a
25 January 2019 by


On 15 January 2019, I had the pleasure of meeting with Ellen Geraghty, the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea: Executive Leader Mission Integration, and with her colleague, Sr Anne McGuire rsm, Ministry Animation Coordinator.   Ellen asked to meet with me as she is
24 January 2019 by


From: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-24/christians-unpacking-baggage-colonialism-australia-day/10739750 RN By Meredith Lake for Soul Search PHOTO: Despite Christianity’s complex history, some Indigenous Australians see faith as the way forward. (Getty images: Vincenzo Pinto) Why do a growing number of people mark Australia Day by going to church? It seems a novel preference to attending a barbecue, citizenship ceremony or even a political rally.
24 January 2019 by


Recently I met with Belinda Srour, Events Manager at BBI-TAITE. Belinda coordinates the BBI-TAITE subsidised AICD Foundations of Directorship and Company Director Courses. Belinda said the next AICD Company Director Course is scheduled for 27-31 May 2019 in Sydney.   BBI-TAITE is keen to provide more courses but need a
23 January 2019 by


Part of the commitment of Ministerial PJPs to the development of a healthy and safe Church is represented through our membership on the Implementation Advisory Group (IAG). The IAG was established in May 2018 by the ACBC and CRA to provide advice and leadership on the implementation of the recommendations
22 January 2019 by


Catholic Professional Stands Limited (CPSL) has released a comprehensive learning and development strategy to help Church leaders and their staff better understand and implement their responsibilities under the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. The strategy was developed using feedback obtained from Church leaders and personnel, child sexual abuse survivors and advocates,