Archive for April, 2013

16, Apr

In March, the federal government informed Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs that she could no longer visit Nauru and Manus Island to assess the conditions of asylum seekers, as the islands are not in Australia’s jurisdiction. Other organisations, such as GetUp, have also been banned. The Social Justice Committee of CLRI (NSW) has just released […]

9, Apr

“Last Wednesday the indisposition of Miss Nagle was announced in the sorrowing countenances of the poor of this city to whom she was the best of benefactors and patronesses.” Hibernian Chronicle, Monday 26 April 1784   Today we gather to celebrate and give thanks for Nano Nagle, prophet and mystic. She has influenced and continues […]

9, Apr

May we embrace the energy of passion, strength and courage shown to us by Nano Nagle and become for those who are oppressed, sparks of love, of compassion, of justice and hope. Prayer IPA Assembly 2012 In reflecting on the injustices of today, we hear the call to be people of compassion, love, justice and […]