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Em and Lat holding beans they harvested from their farm. Photo credit: Sam Rinang, ARD.

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Caritas Australia is Hope in Action

As the international aid and development agency of the Australian Catholic Church, we are driven by social justice and the dignity of every person. We work with local communities in Australia and overseas, listening to concerns, assessing needs and working with partners on locally-led development programs. With hope, support and compassion at the core of what we do, we work towards a world where all people may thrive.

Working together for justice and dignity. Walking together in hope. Building together a thriving future for all.

Walk with us towards a world of hope.

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“The Christian mission has only one focus: to change individuals' lives so they can change the world.”

Pope Francis

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Caritas Australia welcomes over $350,000 raised by Catholic Health Australia and its members to support PNG during COVID-19 crisis 

06 May 21

We welcome the incredible $356,200 that Catholic Health Australia members have raised to fight COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea (PNG) 

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Q & A with Stephanie Lalor, our new First Australians Program Manager

04 May 21

Stephanie Lalor has worked at Caritas Australia for over ten years – as our Pacific Programs Manager and more recently as our First Australians Program Manager. She tells us about her inspiration and takes a look at the year ahead.

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Cyclone season wreaks havoc in poor communities

30 Apr 21

In Timor-Leste, Indonesia and the Philippines, cyclone season, which occurs between October and May, swept through low-lying townships, developed cities and villages alike, with incredible force. For the most marginalised and remote communities, natural disasters can have the biggest impact and lead to food insecurity, water shortages and forced displacement. Here's how your support makes a difference.

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Australia sends support to India as country struggles to contain massive second outbreak of COVID-19

28 Apr 21

India is struggling to control a massive surge in COVID-19 cases, with a death toll nearing 200,000, after another 2771 deaths were reported on Tuesday.  

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