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HEARING, HEALING, HOPE - Wednesday 21st - Friday 23 February 2018
The 2018 Catholic social services national conference in Melbourne will address key issues facing our society and our sector, and at each stage looking at the implications for us as individuals, for our organisations, and for our sector.

For the full program and information pertaining to workshops, accommodation and transport, click here.

Program features include forums on:

  • A healthy earth for a flourishing society, with Jacqui Remond, Gavin Dufty and Bronwyn Lay
  • Economics for a flourishing society, with Joe Zabar, Ged Kearney and John Roskam
  • A forum on responding to abuse, ensuring safe environments and dedication to service, with Commissioner Robert Fitzgerald, Sheree Limbrick and Lana Turvey-Collins
  • Geraldine Doogue presenting the Mary MacKillop Oration at the conference dinner
  • Working breakfast discussing the Australian Church's Plenary 2020
  • Fr Frank Brennan SJ discussing key current issues in human rights (as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights).
Workshops cover topics relating to NDIS, housing, governance issues, Indigenous engagement, parishes and service, caring for vulnerable clients, family violence, etc. An email with workshop details will follow soon to those who have purchased tickets.

Further enquiries: please contact Lucia Brick, Tel: (03) 9287 5566 or email: lucia.brick@css.org.au 

With thanks to our Sponsors: