STATEMENT from Phil Glendenning, Director of the Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education

Dear Friends,

As some you may have already heard, after nearly 27 years in the role, I am resigning as Director of the Edmund Rice Centre. My last day will be January 31.

Next year, from early February to June 30, I will be working part-time on special projects for the Centre before taking a break and then commencing private consultancy work in 2024.

It has been an honour and a privilege to work with Edmund Rice Centre for the past quarter of a century and a bit, but now is the right time for me to step back.

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Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude Mostowik

Feast of the Reign of Christ – the Cosmic Christ – Heart of the Universe

Suggested formula for recognition of indigenous people and their land.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the country where we gather today……..

on land which was never ceded-

and recognise that it and all the people, the species, the mountains, rocks, rivers, lakes

continue to be sacred to them.

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Report Launch - Settlement Cities Report: A Place-Based Study of Australia’s Major Refugee Settlement Destinations

On Monday November 7, 2022 The Edmund Rice Centre launched its new research report Settlement Cities Report: A place-based study of Australia’s major refugee settlement destinations. The report is about the settlement experiences of refugees in Australia. It takes a place-based approach to refugee settlement, focusing on the LGAs where refugees most frequently settle in Australia.

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