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Queensland’s Catholic schools focused on family support, not fast-tracking return to school

AMID COVID-19 restrictions being eased across the community, Queensland’s 307 Catholic schools won’t take up a federal government “incentive” to fast-track school funding to restart face-to-face teaching by the end of the month. “We want to focus on supporting the students, supporting our families and ensuring the pandemic has the minimal impact on the wellbeing of students and their learning,” ... Read More »

CEO’s to Sleepout at home for 2020 Vinnies fundraiser

THE Vinnies CEO Sleepout is going virtual and hi-tech so the popular fundraising event for the homeless can go ahead on June 18 despite any COVID-19 restrictions. Business and community leaders who usually come together for the annual event will instead curl up in cars, in their backyards and on couches right across Australia, with each participant joining an interactive, ... Read More »

International student cohort facing daily struggle to buy food and pay rent

The plight of international students is in the spotlight as the government and universities try to prop up an international educational industry that injects about $39 billion into the economy DESPITE a new injection of government funding, advocates for foreign students in Australia say many are isolated and desperate, and have already turned to emergency food and support services to ... Read More »

Un-redacted royal commission report says Cardinal Pell knew of Church abuse in Ballarat, Melbourne

UPDATE CARDINAL George Pell says he is “surprised” by critical findings of the child abuse royal commission, claiming they are “not supported by evidence”. He was surprised by the statements in the report about the earlier transfers of Gerald Ridsdale discussed by the Ballarat Diocesan consultors in 1977 and 1982. “The Consultors who gave evidence on the meetings in 1977 ... Read More »

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