• St Vincent de Paul Society calls for investment not cuts

    St Vincent de Paul Society calls for investment not cuts

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia says with more people accessing specialist homelessness services and the same services...

  • Response to reintroduction of TPVs

    Response to reintroduction of TPVs

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council has condemned the newly passed Migration Act (the Asylum Legacy Caseload Bill) as regressive and...

  • International Day of People with Disability

    International Day of People with Disability

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    A right to a place to live, learn and work At the St Vincent de Paul Society we believe every Australian has the right to a place to live, a place to...

  • Urgent revision of Refugee Bill required

    Urgent revision of Refugee Bill required

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia has been inundated by calls from its members expressing grave concern over new proposed...

  • Anti-Poverty Week 2014

    Anti-Poverty Week 2014

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    Help us fight poverty and hardship Vinnies is working to shape a more just and compassionate society. We do this by standing in solidarity with people...

  • Vinnies bears witness to mental distress of asylum seekers

    Vinnies bears witness to mental distress of asylum seekers

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia has called on its more than 60,000 members to take heart, and continue their efforts to...

  • Mental Health Week 2014 begins

    Mental Health Week 2014 begins

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    Vinnies has a strong commitment to assisting people with mental illness, which includes helping to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness....

  • Protecting children is everyone's business

    Protecting children is everyone's business

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    Protecting children is everyone’s business The St Vincent de Paul Society believes every child deserves a safe place to live and to learn. We...

  • National Op Shop Week 2014 has arrived

    National Op Shop Week 2014 has arrived

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    As one of Australia’s largest charities the St Vincent de Paul Society is urging people from across the country to get behind National Op Shop...

  • Vinnies in the News in August 2014

    Vinnies in the News in August 2014

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    On Monday, August 18th, the St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia Chief Executive, Dr John Falzon appeared on the ABC’s...

  • A Jobs Plan to retain people’s dignity

    A Jobs Plan to retain people’s dignity

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    A Jobs Plan that retains people’s dignity is key to solving poverty As unemployment reaches a 12-year high, the St Vincent de Paul Society...

  • Homeless Persons' Week 2014

    Homeless Persons' Week 2014

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    We can't afford to ignore it The St Vincent de Paul Society believes housing is a human right and we join with other organisations in support of...

  • Petitioning for a fairer Budget

    Petitioning for a fairer Budget

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    Vinnies calls on the Federal Government to review measures that impact on low income families, young people and pensioners. Vinnies invites you to...

  • Celebrating NAIDOC Week 2014

    Celebrating NAIDOC Week 2014

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society joins in national celebrations to mark NAIDOC Week (July 6 to 13). This year NAIDOC Week honours all Aboriginal and...

  • Offshore detention and secrecy

    Offshore detention and secrecy

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    Offshore detention and secrecy a continual source of shame The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia has reiterated its opposition...

  • Vinnies boss says youth should not be blamed

    Vinnies boss says youth should not be blamed

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    Vinnies boss says youth should not be blamed for unemployment On June 13, 2014 the Chief Executive of the St Vincent de Paul Society, Dr John Falzon,...

  • Refugee Week 2014

    Refugee Week 2014

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    Restoring hope to refugees and to Australians Vinnies encourages its staff, members and volunteers to throw their support behind Refugee Week being...

  • Vinnies supports National Reconciliation Week 2014

    Vinnies supports National Reconciliation Week 2014

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    Let's walk the talk National Reconciliation Week 2014 (May 27 to June 3) has begun and the theme of this year's event, 'Let's walk the talk'...

  • Vinnies recognises the importance of families

    Vinnies recognises the importance of families

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    During National Families Week 2014 (May 15 to 21) Vinnies will be helping to promote the vital role that families play in Australian society. The 2014...

  • Vinnies Budget Response: Tough but cruel

    Vinnies Budget Response: Tough but cruel

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    St Vincent de Paul Society Chief Executive, Dr John Falzon, says the 2014-2015 Federal Budget is deeply offensive to the people for whom every day is...

  • National Volunteers Week events begin across Australia

    National Volunteers Week events begin across Australia

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    A big thank you to our volunteers The St Vincent de Paul Society in Western Australia’s Migrant and Refugee Committee recently joined with the...

  • Audit Report a recipe for inequality

    Audit Report a recipe for inequality

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council has issued the following response to the Audit Commission's report: Chief Executive, Dr John...

  • Cutbacks must not come at the expense of the poor

    Cutbacks must not come at the expense of the poor

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia fears cutbacks flagged by the Government prior to the Budget will unfairly target the...

  • Help us to cut homelessness, not funding

    Help us to cut homelessness, not funding

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia has launched its iconic 2014 CEO Sleepout with a call for national consensus on the...

  • Vinnies asks government to listen to the NFP sector

    Vinnies asks government to listen to the NFP sector

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council has called on the federal government to abandon its ideological opposition to the Australian Charities...

  • Vinnies says no to austerity

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia has issued a timely reminder to members of the Senate Inquiry into the National Commission of Audit before its third public hearing held on February 18, 2014,...

  • 'We are not at war with asylum seekers'

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia has called on Minister Scott Morrison to take a more rational approach to Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers. “We are not at war with asylum...