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 2019, Australian Vincentians supported the following countries through over 1,800 twinning relationships in the countries highlighted in south-east Asia ....and thirty in the Pacific. In addition, Australian Conferences and Councils funded 42 projects...

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  • Partnership news

    Spotlight on Indonesia Indonesia is a country located off the coast of Southeast Asia in the Indian and Pacific Ocean. Formally known as the Dutch East Indies, the name Indonesia derives from the Greek word ‘Indos’ and ‘Nesos’,...

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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 funding to support the education of a student in one of our partner countries for one year. In many Asia Pacific countries, poverty excludes individuals from...

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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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  • Archived news

    COVID 19 updates from our partner countries Lao PDR went into lockdown on April 1, and the Vincentians from the one conference that Australia is twinned with sprang into action. Vincentians provided support April and May to 108 families in 24 villages....

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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 St...

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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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