Edmund Rice Centre supports the agreed wording for constitutional change and a First Nations Voice to Parliament announced by the Prime Minister
As a member of the Allies For Uluru Coalition, along with 180 other civil society organisations across the country, The Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education welcome and endorse the agreed wording for constitutional change and a First Nations Voice to Parliament announced by the Prime Minister on Thursday last.
We have heard the message of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders of the Uluru Statement From the Heart seeking Voice, Treaty, Truth and we stand with the hundreds of thousands of First Nations people that are calling for this simple and modest reform.Read more
Media Release: A Liveable Future and a Liveable Pacific means No New Fossil Fuels, says UN Report
With today's release by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of its latest report (and its last report for several years to come), the world’s science community has made itself very clear: to secure a liveable planet we must take bold and swift action that reduces emissions and we must stop digging up new fossil fuels. This has direct implications for the Federal Government's proposed Safeguard Mechanism legislation being debated in Parliament.Read more
Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude
Fifth Sunday of Lent
Today’s gospel proclaims the truth that Jesus is gives life but calling us out of our tomb. There is a stench in the tomb that emanates from the suffering, injustice and death where people are being threatened by fear, racism, homophobia, transphobia, sexism, exploitation, and many other death-dealing powers which destroy lives and rupture relationships. It is constantly before us in the media - just like it does for Martha, Mary and indeed for Lazarus in today’s Gospel.Read more