|Australian Catholic Social Justice Council||The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference mandates the ACSJC to promote research, education, advocacy and action on social justice, peace and human rights, integrating them deeply into the life of the whole Catholic community in Australia, and providing a credible Catholic voice on these matters in Australian society. Provides a series documents applying Catholic Social Teaching to contemporary Australian issues.|
|Make Poverty History||Make Poverty History is part of the Global Call to Action against Poverty involving about 80 countries that aims to end the injustice of poverty. It is the largest anti-poverty movement in history.In Australia, Make Poverty History is a coalition of more than 60 aid agencies, community groups and religious organisations. The coalition seeks to ensure the Australian Government creates policies that: guarantee more and better aid, debt relief, fairer trade, help poor communities keep their governments accountable, tackle climate change and honour commitments made to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a global plan to halve poverty by 2015.|
|Micah Challenge||Micah Challenge Australia is part of a global movement of Christian agencies, churches, groups and individuals inspiring and equipping Christians to speak out against poverty and injustice.|
|Australian Fair Trade & Investment Network||AFTINET is a national network of over 90 community organisations and many more individuals concerned about trade and investment policy.|
|National Council of Churches; Social Justice Network (SJN)||As a network, the SJN operates to bring churches together on common social justice issues, and draft material for the Council as a whole.|
|Uniting Justice Australia (Uniting Church)||UnitingJustice Australia is the justice unit of the National Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia. We pursue social and ecological justice and peace through advocacy and education and seek to communicate the Church’s vision for a reconciled world|
|Anglican Church of Australia||Our ambition is to serve Christ faithfully in the circumstances of our daily lives.|
|Catholic Social Teaching (on line -US)||Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
A US website that provides access to the major social teachings of the Catholic Church as well as a list of steps on how to set up a parish social justice committee. The Office for Social Justice helps parishes develop effective social justice activities and structures. Staff work directly with pastors and parish social action committees to assist them in making the work of justice an integral part of parish life.
|The Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education||The Edmund Rice Centre is involved in a range of projects and activities across the four areas of its operation in research, community education, advocacy and networking.|
|Social Policy Connections
||This is an independent, ecumenical organisation, motivated and informed by Christian social thinking.
Its purpose is to expand awareness of social justice issues in Australia and overseas, and to influence public policy for the benefit of all people, especially the most disadvantaged. SPC is not aligned with any political party.
|Catholic Earthcare Australia||Its mission is to help promote understanding among people that creation is sacred and endangered, and must be protected and preserved for present and future generations yet unborn. Catholic Earthcare Australia (CEA)is an ecological agency established by the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference.|
|Faith Doing Justice||Faith Doing Justice is a resource of the Australian Province of the Jesuits. They are joined in their mission of service to faith, and the promotion of the justice which faith demands, by women and men who share this vision.
Education, pastoral ministry, social services and policy advocacy, ministry to refugees and asylum seekers, work with Indigenous communities, media and communications, and in the field of spirituality are some of the areas in which the Australian Jesuits are currently involved.
|Social Action Office – (Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes), Brisbane Australia||A Resource website providing information and issues upon which people might campaign. It provides a large range of links to websites around the world and to secular organisations concerned with SJ, Development, Human Rights and Environmental Issues. (A very practical website).|
|Caritas Australia||The work of Caritas is undertaken principally through the life-giving activities of aid and development Caritas Australia work for the freedom of those who are oppressed by injustice, bringing ‘sight’ to both those who are powerless and powerful and proclaiming to the poor the good news of their human dignity.|
|Columbans in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand||The Centre is able to assist your group with:
Workshops and speakers on issues connected with peace, ecology and justice within the framework of Catholic Social Teaching;
Assistance with the integration of aspects of peace, ecology and justice into the school curriculum, both primary and secondary;
Facilitation of the awareness of mission in the new millennium;
Making connections with other groups working in the area of peace, ecology and justice;
Information about issues of peace, ecology and justice.
|Jubilee Australia||To promote the cancellation of debt of the world’s poorest countries and to support the Make Poverty History Campaign. It’s website provides links to similar websites overseas and to research being carried out on debt|
|Catholics in Coalition for Justice and Peace||Provides a list of “Urgent Action” concerns along with guidelines on how to act on them that people can follow. Catholics in Coalition for Justice and Peace is a coalition of individuals and groups, working for the emergence of just social structures in Australia and overseas.|
|Just Act||JustAct offers information and ways to work towards transforming situations of injustice in our local communities, across our country and throughout the world.|
|Ethica Accessories||ethica accessories is the trading name of the Sisters of St Joseph Peruvian Project Ltd, an initiative that provides employment and income for hundreds of women and their families living in some of the poorest areas of Peru, South America.|