Archive for July, 2016

27, Jul

Actively involved in the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH), Presentation Sisters work in advocacy and with services to ensure that the rights and complex needs of people trafficked into Australia are met.  Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. Everyone […]

27, Jul

Presentation Sisters in Australia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand are promoting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in the Oceania region. We need everyone to know about the SDGs and that the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly, including our own, have adopted 169 targets for transforming our world over the next 15 years. […]

20, Jul

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull MP, the Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea has asked that the new Australian Government make the rights of marginalised and vulnerable people a priority nationally and internationally. The nine points in the letter seek concrete action in areas of Indigenous youth and funding […]

7, Jul

NAIDOC Week, 3-10 July 2016, is an annual nationwide celebration of the “history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples”. The week is a great opportunity to learn more about and show our support for the indigenous peoples of Australia. The NAIDOC Week theme for 2016 is “Songlines: The living narrative of […]

6, Jul

Kaye Bryan of Presentation Sisters Wagga Wagga provides an update on ErinEarth events including a weekend display of exceptional sculptures fashioned using recycled metal and the garden providing a local community welcome to new arrivals on the eve of Refugee Week. “Oh, how beautiful, like fairyland!” were the comments of many visitors to ErinEarth (Wagga […]