13 Mar 19
Caritas Australia welcomes the firm commitment to start to restore Australia’s international aid program made by Senator Penny Wong, in her address last night to the University of Queensland.
11 Mar 19
This March, tens of thousands of Australians including students and community supporters will be fundraising for Project Compassion.
25 Feb 19
Prime Minister Morrison’s announcement of a Climate Solutions Fund represents a step towards a stronger federal government policy related to climate action.
27 Dec 18
Four days after a tsunami rolled over the community of the Sunda Strait in Western Indonesia, the Caritas international network is on the ground responding with emergency assistance.
20 Dec 18
Caritas Australia welcomes the announcement of the Labor Party to commit to increasing the value of Australia’s overseas aid program every year it is in government, if successful at the next year’s election.
06 Dec 18
Delegates from the Caritas Internationalis network are at the UN climate talks in Poland and are urging States to deliver a concrete plan to tackle the devastating impacts of climate change on human life, ecosystems, food and water security.
05 Dec 18
Caritas Australia, the Catholic Church’s international aid and development agency, urges the Australian Government to adopt the Global Migration Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, after its recent decision to withdraw from the historic multilateral agreement.
27 Nov 18
Caritas Australia commends the decision by all political parties to pass the amended version of the Electoral Disclosure Reform Bill (EFDR) through both houses of parliament.
09 Nov 18
Caritas Australia welcomes the federal government’s new commitment to expand its assistance Australia’s Pacific Island neighbour.
08 Nov 18
According to the latest UN estimates, more than 300,000 women each year die in childbirth or as a result of complications arising from pregnancy.
02 Nov 18
One month after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the Caritas international network continues to assist those whose lives were devastated by the disaster.
30 Sep 18
The Caritas international network, is responding with emergency assistance following a powerful earthquake that rocked central Sulawesi, Indonesia on Friday.
17 Sep 18
The Caritas international network is on the ground responding with emergency assistance, following the devastating impact of Typhoon Mangkhut, considered the strongest typhoon this year.
03 Sep 18
Caritas Australia is encouraging women to fight this injustice, celebrate empowerment and help end poverty by hosting a “Women for the World” event this September.
30 Aug 18
Bernard Holland has taken up the position of Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia.
20 Aug 18
Caritas Australia and CAN DO CEOs (Church Agencies Network Disaster Operations), attended Humanitarians in Action, a photography and video exhibition, launched today by Ms Julie Bishop at Parliament House, Canberra.
08 Aug 18
Many thousands of supporters across parishes and schools have joined in solidarity with the world’s poor donating more than $10.8 million to Project Compassion.
20 Jun 18
Caritas Australia has joined Pope Francis’ call to #sharethejourney, to promote the rights and the protection of refugees and migrants.
05 Jun 18
As the end of the financial year approaches, Caritas Australia is urging people to consider a charitable donation that can boost their tax return, while providing life-saving work in some of the world’s poorest communities.
17 May 18
Three years after the Nepal earthquake, which killed 9,000 people and injured more than 22,000, Caritas Australia continues to restore infrastructure, livelihoods and community wellbeing in the earthquake prone country.