Caritas Australia welcomes the government’s announcement in last week’s federal budget that Australia will increase economic support for COVID-19 response and recovery in its region by $304.7 million over the next two years.
Caritas Australia has this week provided an initial $50,000 in crucial emergency relief as part of its Middle East Regional Appeal.
Doorstep Dinners II – the second phase of St Pat’s Community Support Centre’s project collaboration – has commenced earlier this month and expanded to include participants from the Perth metropolitan area.
Heritage-listed olive trees at MercyCare’s Wembley Intergenerational Campus have been returned to their original century-old roots, with MercyCare staff and volunteers harvesting some 87 kilograms of olives thanks to the generous knowledge and assistance of volunteers.
St Vincent de Paul Society (Vinnies) National Council has this month called on the Federal Government to retain JobKeeper and JobSeeker payments to keep Australians out of poverty.
The Knights of the Southern Cross Cathedral Branch 28, in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Elizabeth Quay, have heroically led the charge to restock St Vincent De Paul’s “Vinnies food hamper supply” – a supply that has been drastically depleted responding to the Australian bushfires and the local impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.
St Vincent de Paul Society (Vinnies) will hold the first national online sleepout event, inviting business and community leaders across the country to participate on 18 June.