In addition to working alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through our wide range of projects for excluded and marginalised Australians, Vinnies is also engaged in projects and advocacy campaigns that are specific to Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders.

  • Joint submission on OPCAT and Civil Society

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    This joint submission highlights priorities to guide the implementation of the OPCAT, an international treaty to prevent human rights abuses in detention.

  • Submission to Senate Select Committee on Health

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    On 15 July, 2014, the St Vincent de Paul Society was invited to make a submission to the Senate Select Committee on Health, which was to inquire and report on health policy, administration and expenditure. The Society...

  • Submission on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

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    Executive Summary The St Vincent de Paul Society works to build a just and more compassionate society. The Society is concerned with alleviating immediate need, as well as identifying and reforming the structures that...

  • Submission on the Constitutional Recognition Bill 2012

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    Submission to the Inquiry into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill 2012 The St Vincent de Paul Society shares a vision of an Australia in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

  • Submission on Stronger Futures in Northern Territory

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    Submission to Senate Community Affairs Committee re: Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Bill 2011 and two related bills The Society has consistently opposed compulsory income management and punitive welfare...