3            EDITOR'S NOTE

4            FRONTLINES
              From the National President, Graham West.

5            SOCIETY NEWS
              Vincentians support asylum seekers at Canberra rally. 

              Kate Barton receives ACT community services award.

6-8        CONGRESS 2017:
             TAKING THE NEXT STEP

             by Dr John Falzon.

10-11    MORE SOCIETY NEWS
             The Vincentians honoured this Australia Day.
             The Society's International President, Renato Lima De Oliveria,
             visits Canberra and Sydney.               

13         PAST CONGRESSES
             Congresses held from 1921 to 1954.      

14-15    RENEWAL: WHY WE NEED TO HAVE A CONGRESS
             by Brian Spencer. 

16         POVERTY IN OUTBACK NSW
             by Leo Woodman.

17         VINNIES ON THE QUEENSLAND SUNSHINE COAST
             by Bernie O'Brien.

18-19   FROM THE ARCHIVES
            Mike Moran looks at a monumental congress the Society held in Adelaide, in 1936.

20-21   NEW STYLE OF CONFERENCE
            Last days of Australian car production for Elizabeth, South Australia.

22        ANGLICARE RENTAL AFFORDABILITY SNAPSHOT/SCRAPPING OF NAHA AGREEMENT
 

23-25  PENALTY RATES
           by Corinne Dobson

25       YOUTH
           Michael Walter on ABC television's Q&A program.

26-27  CO-CREATING THE FUTURE OF THE ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY

27       MINI VINNIES

28-30  A HISTORY OF SOCIAL SECURITY IN AUSTRALIA
           by Andrew Herscovitch and David Stanton

31       POETRY
           by Dr John Falzon
           Solidarity is the tenderness of the people

32      OZANAM LECTURE
          Delivered by Marcelle Mogg

33      HOMELESSNESS AND WOMEN IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL
          by Rebecca Vassarotti

35      ALTERNATIVE FACTS IN THE CENTRELINK DEBACLE
          by Kasy Chambers

36-37 POVERTY AND INEQUALITY IN AN AGE OF BUDGET REPAIR
          by Frank Brennan

38-39 FROM THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES
          National Presidents of the past.