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 region.  Click on the links below to find out more, or to sign up to receive a bi-monthly email update contact overseasadmin@svdp.org.au.

 

 

 

  • 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

    Burns Creek School - Solomon Islands The Solomon Islands consists of over 900 islands along two volcanic chains in the south-west Pacific Ocean. The Solomon Islands was granted independence in 1978, and has a population of over 600,000, who are...

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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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  • Archived news

    Spotlight on Myanmar The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is a south-east Asian nation comprising of more than 100 ethnic groups. Previously known as Burma (since the 19th Century), Burma gained independence from Britain in 1948 and is almost the size of...

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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 Partnerships 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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