March 07, 2023
The increased demand for childcare places over the past decade has led to a growing shortage of early education staff - a fact which encouraged Emma Losurdo to utilise a pathway straight from Year 12 to full-time employment in the sector.
September 06, 2022
The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle's goal when it comes to child protection is to always recognise and uphold the dignity and rights of all children and vulnerable adults, and for National Child Protection Week this year we're putting this commitment front and centre–literally–with the Office of Safeguarding's 'Decorate Your Gate' initiative.
August 18, 2022
National Child Protection Week is a campaign held annually across Australia to raise awareness of child abuse prevention. This year’s campaign will be held between 4 – 10 September.
June 04, 2022
For many, the performing arts are a form of healing, providing solace during times of stress.
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of the live performance sector, it had a devastating impact on the artistic community. Aside from the substantial loss of income for thousands of performers, the indefinite hiatus created a gap for people who rely on artistic pursuits as a means of self-expression and social engagement.
April 26, 2022
Australia’s Catholic bishops have called for a shakeup that focuses the country’s politics on the common good of all, including – and especially – those who struggle to participate in the community.