Overseas Partnerships

Overseas Partnership is the umbrella term for all international programs and fundraising efforts carried out by the St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia.  The St Vincent de Paul Society operates in 153 countries and has nearly one million members. In Australia we run various programs to help neighbouring countries within our jurisdiction.  Click on the links below to find out more.


  • Where we work

    In 2018, Australian Vincentians supported the following countries via over 2,000 twinning relationships in the countries highlighted in south-east Asia, ....and thirty in the Pacific. In addition, Australian Conferences and Councils funded 49 projects in...

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  • Partnership news

    Agricultural Project in Medan, Indonesia In January 2018, Kristus Raja Conference in Medan, Indonesia submitted a project application for an Onion Growing Project to St Vincent de Paul Australia. The project was kindly funded by Kristus Raja’s...

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  • Twinning

    What is Twinning? Twinning has three aims: to provide Conferences (parish groups of Society members) and Councils with both material and spiritual support, to assist them in undertaking their Vincentian work. to facilitate communication between...

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  • Assist a Student

    What is Assist a Student? The Assist a Student program gives you the opportunity to provide the funding to support the education of a student in one of our partner countries for one year. In many Asia Pacific countries, poverty means talented individuals...

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  • Partnership projects

    What are partnership projects? Australian conferences may, from time to time receive a project application request from their twinned conference. These projects generally are under AUD 2,000 in value and are designed to build the capacity or provide...

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  • Encounter Program

    Encounter Fiji New South Wales Vincentians visit to our Brothers and Sisters in Fiji for two weeks in October 2018. The purpose of the “Encounter Fijiā€¯ was: 1) To deepen the relationship between Australian and our Vincentians brothers and sisters in...

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  • Panasco

    What is Panasco? Panasco is a Conference of congress members from the St Vincent de Paul Society in the Asia and Oceanic regions. ‘Panasco’ stands for ‘Pan Asian Congress/Conference’. Panasco was an initiative of the Australian...

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  • Contacts

    Contact information for Overseas Partnership Please contact our Overseas Development Program Facilitator St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia PO Box 243 Deakin West ACT 2600 Phone: (02) 6202 1215 overseasadmin@svdp.org.au For Assist a...

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