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The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia continues to field distress calls from sole parents as legislation to shift them from the Parenting Payment onto the Newstart […]

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The language of the unheard has been officially launched. The book by Dr John Falzon explores issues of disempowerment, exclusion and the dismantling of public services and disinvestment in public goods. […]

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The first economic analysis of a groundbreaking university course for Australians experiencing multiple disadvantage has found potential savings of $14, 624 per annum to the community for every student who […]

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This is an edited extract from Language of the Unheard by Dr John Falzon, Chief Executive of the St Vincent de Paul Society, which is being launched in Melbourne on […]

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St Vincent de Paul Society National Council Chief Executive Dr John Falzon gave this speech at The Decision to Discriminate book launch held in Canberra on November 13th, 2012. The book documents […]

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The St Vincent de Paul Society welcomes a new commitment by the federal government to fund 50 per cent of the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) in its first […]

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The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council is disappointed by the increase in homelessness reflected in the 2011 Census data released by the ABS today but welcomes a reduction […]

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The St Vincent de Paul Society was proud to join with many Australians in marking Anti-Poverty Week 2012 held from October 14 to 20. Countless events and activities took place […]

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Strategic Plan for the next three years released The St Vincent de Paul Society has finalised its Strategic Plan for 2013 to 2016 entitled ‘One Society One Voice’. Spirituality and […]

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By Dr John Falzon Last week we witnessed one of the most powerful articulations of gender equality by any prime minister. It was heartening that so many women felt the […]

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Anti-Poverty Week 2012 – give people a fighting chance The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia wants political and business leaders to get behind the campaign to […]

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Committee finds in sole parents favour  Sole parents expecting to be unduly affected by proposed changes in their support payments had more to cheer about this month when the Parliamentary Joint […]

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2012 Spring issue of the Record is available for download TheRecordSpring2012.

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The report ‘Human rights committee: don’t force single parents onto dole’ by Alexandra Kirk aired on the ABC AM program on Friday, September 21. St Vincent de Paul Society CEO, […]

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By Dr John Falzon Launch of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Social Justice Statement, 2012 Sydney, 21 September 2012 Long before there was such a thing as Australia there were […]

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