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Close the Gap_Thursday, 18th March 2021

     closingthegap.gov.au   WHAT WE KNOW Closing the Gap acknowledges the ongoing strength and resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in sustaining the world’s oldest living cultures. Closing the Gap is underpinned by the belief that when Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a genuine say in the design and delivery… Continue Reading Close the Gap_Thursday, 18th March 2021

Harmony Day_21st March 2021

https://www.harmony.gov.au/about ?20 year anniversary of Harmony celebrations In 2019, the Department led national celebrations for the 20th anniversary of Harmony Day. The event was renamed Harmony Week to recognise diversity and inclusion activities that take place during the entire week. Harmony Week will include 21 March, which is the United Nations International Day for the… Continue Reading Harmony Day_21st March 2021

International Day of Happiness_Saturday, 20th March 2021

International Day of Happiness 20 March What is the International Day of Happiness? It’s a day to be happy, of course! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. In 2015, the UN launched… Continue Reading International Day of Happiness_Saturday, 20th March 2021

International Women’s Day_8th March 2021

The global theme for International Women’s Day in 2021 is… ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World’. “The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” [Gloria Steinem] caritas.org.au Women for… Continue Reading International Women’s Day_8th March 2021

Social Justice Trends_February 2021

  Office for Social Justice (OSJ) Dear Friend Our February issue has a Lenten focus on preparing a new and better future. PANDEMIC Preparing a Future Almost as soon as the pandemic was declared, Pope Francis established the Vatican COVID-19 Commission. He understood that we can either emerge from this once-in-a-generation crisis better or worse.… Continue Reading Social Justice Trends_February 2021

1st UN International Day of Human Fraternity_4th February 2021

  UN declares 4 February ‘International Day of Human Fraternity’ The UN General Assembly adopts a resolution declaring 4 February as the International Day of Human Fraternity. It comes as the result of Christian-Muslim cooperation to promote peace, harmony and intercultural dialogue in the world. By Vatican News staff writer Fratelli tutti, the recent encyclical… Continue Reading 1st UN International Day of Human Fraternity_4th February 2021

Safer Internet Day_Tuesday, 9th February 2021

    How to Stay Connected Safely Online (PDF) National Safer Internet Day Flyer (PDF)     Safer Internet Day – Tuesday 9th February, 2021 The Safeguarding Office   The Safeguarding Office reflects the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth’s abiding commitment to promoting the safety, welfare, and wellbeing of children, young people and vulnerable adults. The Safeguarding Office… Continue Reading Safer Internet Day_Tuesday, 9th February 2021

World Day of Social Justice_20th February 2021

United Nations Two people in an extremely impoverished rural area in Brazil. ©J. Ripper/ILO 2020 Theme: “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice”   Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality, or the rights… Continue Reading World Day of Social Justice_20th February 2021

International Day of Women and Girls in Science_11th February 2021

An adolescent girl conducts an experiment during a chemistry class in Kamulanga Secondary School in Lusaka, Zambia. UNICEF Photo/UN0145554/Karin Schermbrucker Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past 15 years, the global community has made a lot of… Continue Reading International Day of Women and Girls in Science_11th February 2021

Feast Day of St. Josephine Bakhita_8th February 2021

World Day of Prayer & Action Against Human Trafficking   SUGGESTED BULLETIN NOTICE for Sunday 7th February Pope Francis has designated 8th February, the feast of St Josephine Bakhita, as the World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking. Josephine Bakhita was born in Southern Sudan in 1869. During her life she experienced… Continue Reading Feast Day of St. Josephine Bakhita_8th February 2021

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