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National Taskforce to Tackle Housing Affordability

A new national taskforce will tackle housing affordability as a new report confirms that stable housing is the key to long-term employment. … more

Australia's detaining of migrant children denounced again - Michael Bochenek for Human Rights Watch

The independent inquiry led by former integrity commissioner Philip Moss, which found credible allegations of sexual assault and child... … more

7 April 2015 - An Open Letter to the Australian People

We are a group of current and former employees from the Nauru detention centre who have first hand knowledge of the conditions in which... … more

Australia's child migrant detaining denounced again

The independent inquiry led by former integrity commissioner Philip Moss, which found credible allegations of sexual assault and child... … more

National Youth Week

National Youth Week 2015-Join the celebrations! There are a whole host of activities happening across Western Australia for National... … more

Tim Winton's Palm Sunday plea: Start the soul-searching Australia - Tim Winton for The Age

Tim Winton's Palm Sunday plea: Start the soul-searching Australia … more

Lateline Tax Debate

Cassandra Goldie from the Australian Council of Social Service and CEO of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kate Carnell... … more

Landmark report sparks warning over Australia's addiction to 'mind-eating' ice - Michael Gordon for The Sydney Morning Herald

A landmark report on the scale of Australia's ice epidemic has prompted federal justice minister, Michael Keenan, to warn that "our... … more

Community experts release national plan to tackle housing affordability crisis - ACOSS

Peak community and housing groups today called on the Commonwealth Government to work with them in developing a national housing strategy... … more

Release Of Moss Review - Department of Immigration and Border Protection

​20-03-2015 The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has today released the report of the Review into recent allegations... … more

A statement of democracy, liberty and peace

Recently a statement of democracy, liberty and peace was projected onto Rome's City Council Building in response to the distressing event... … more

Rapes and fears for safety on Nauru uncovered by independent Moss review - Ben Doherty and Paul Farrell for theguardian

Report by former integrity commissioner Philip Moss also found no information to support claims that Save the Children workers encouraged... … more

Walk for refugees and asylum seekers

Australians are invited to take part in Palm Sunday rallies or various walks for refugees across capital cities in the country to uphold... … more

National Close the Gap Day: Australians call for action - Media Release Australian Human Rights Commission

Close The Gap Campaign Co-Chairs Kirstie Parker and Mick Gooda are urging Australians from all walks of life to take part in National... … more

Ignorance is holding us back: Rosie Batty on sentencing for domestic violence offenders - Rosie Batty for the Sydney Morning Herald

Victims will not be surprised to hear that domestic violence offenders are being treated more leniently than other offenders. This has... … more

NGOs welcome co-payment change but warn sting is still in tail - Media Release

A grouping of key community, consumer and health groups have welcomed the scrapping of the Medicare co-payment by the Government and... … more

Papal Message for Lent 2015 - Make your hearts firm

Papal Message for Lent 2015 - Make your hearts firm … more

A Dark day for Australia as the Children in Immigration Detention report is released

Media Release 13 February 2015 On 11 February 2015, the Australian Human Rights Commissioner's (AHRC) National Inquiry into Children in... … more

Pope Francis: Cardinals are servants of the Church

Pope Francis presided over Mass in St Peter's Basilica on Sunday, to offer thanks to God together with the College of Cardinals, one day... … more

We ask the reincarnated PM to provide moral leadership and put an end to the practice of putting children who seek asylum into detention centres and camps - Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce

We ask the reincarnated PM to provide moral leadership and put an end to the practice of putting children who seek asylum into detention... … more

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