Social Justice Statements

Each year on Social Justice Sunday (the last Sunday in September) the Bishops issue a major statement for the coming year. Related materials are produced, such as ten step leaflets, prayer cards, liturgy notes, community education resources and PowerPoints.



To order hard copies from previous years’ Social Justice Statements, download an order form, or download a copy from the list below (from 2000 until now). For Word copies of earlier Statements, contact the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (a list of all Statements is available here).



Social Justice Statements, 2000-2016:



sjs-image2016-17: A Place at the Table:

Social justice in an ageing society”


Orders can be placed here.


Free to download:


 Source: Social Justice Statements – Australian Catholic Social Justice Council


 Perth launch of the 2015-16 Social Justice Statement:




SJ Statement Image

2015-2016: For Those Who’ve Come Across the Seas: Justice for refugees and asylum seekers


Free to download:


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