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  • 15 October 2020 eNewsletter
    Our response to the Federal Budget, updates on our ongoing advocacy work on key issues, a highlight of the Anti-Poverty Week 2020 and more.

  • 11 September 2020 eNewsletter
    Celebrating the Feast Day of Blessed Frederic Ozanam, National President's response to ACOSS' & UNSW' report on Poverty, the launch of the National Council Strategic Plan 2020- 2023 and more.

  • 19 May 2020 eNewsletter
    Our advocacy voice continues through correspondence and meetings with other peak charities, key government departments and ministers regarding drought, bushfires, Emergency Relief and social security reforms.

  • 8 April 2020 eNewsletter
    Drought updates, bushfire updates, COVID-19 response, and more.

  • 20 Feburary 2020 eNewsletter
    Bushfire update, drought updates, National Redress Inquiry Report, Submission to the Productivity Commission’s draft mental health report, and more.

  • 6 February 2020 eNewsletter
    Bushfire updates, drought updates, cashless welfare card update, and more.

  • 15 January 2020 eNewsletter
    Bushfire update, additional emergency relief, Australia Day bushfire appeal, Drought update, prayer resources

  • 18 December 2019 eNewsletter
    This issue covers updates around the DCSI Round 2 funding, a letter to Hon Peter Dutton MP, and more.

  • 27 November 2019 eNewsletter
    This issue covers updates around the DCSI Round 2 funding, the Robodebt scheme, the Bushfire Appeal, the Rental Affordability Index and our National Overview publication.

  • 8 November 2019 eNewsletter
    In this issue, we provide updates on the Drought Community Support Initiative and where we're up to with the National Redress Scheme. We also note the release of the Productivity Commission's draft report on mental health and the schedule for hearings on the Senate's inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart. The Vinnies Christmas Appeal was launched last Friday and you might like to consider the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre's petition to Federal MPs regarding the Medevac legislation which will be debated this month.

  • 24 October 2019 eNewsletter

  • 9 October 2019 eNewsletter
    This issue covers DCSI II funding roll-out efforts, our Senate Inquiry submission on the adequacy of Newstart and Anti-Poverty Week 2019.

  • 24 September 2019 eNewsletter
    In this issue, we hear from National President Claire Victory about her understanding of Church and what it is to be Catholic, and highlight our national policy work, including National Council submissions to Parliamentary inquiries.