One of eight outreach services delivered by St John of God Health Care, Horizon House provides safe, stable accommodation to young people aged 16-22 years who are currently experiencing or are at risk of homelessness.
The Word of God is central to the life of the Church and therefore to the life of every Christian and every Christian community, said Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe, speaking at the Catholic Health Australia National Conference, Tuesday 23 August in Brisbane.
Perth priest Rev Dr Joe Parkinson has last week been awarded the Catholic Health Australia 2021 Sr Maria Cunningham Lifetime Contribution Award.
The award recognises Dr Parkinson’s work over the past 40 years, in particular his contributions to St John of God Health Care, one of Australia’s largest Catholic providers of health care services, and his impact on the community through a lifetime of bioethics writing, teaching and consultancy across health, aged care and education.
On this year’s World Day of the Sick, Catholic Health Australia and the Australian Catholic University, together with The Catholic Weekly, bring together international experts and thought leaders, speaking on the COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on mental health, vaccines and the question of solidarity in the face of this global pandemic.
Catholic Health Australia and the Australian Catholic University have joined forced to host a major online forum to discuss how solidarity and cooperation are key to dealing with the challenges of COVID-19.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) believes the Federal Government’s decision to extend the current list of Medicare services delivered via telehealth to March 2021 is welcome, but that it should remain beyond the pandemic.