News and Media

September 12, 2019

Record number of people with a disability being forced onto Newstart

PHOTO: Mandy Hunwick, who lives with MS, fought Centrelink for 17 months until she was approved for the DSP. (ABC News: Curtis Rodda) Mandy Hunwick used to love […]
September 12, 2019

R U OK co-founder Graeme Cowan shares his suicide note to help others

R U OK co-founder Graeme Cowan has been overwhelmed with support and messages of solidarity after sharing a suicide note he wrote in the depths of […]
September 9, 2019

Newstart recipients six times more likely to suffer poor health, researchers find

Exclusive: Monash University study finds those on welfare report ‘stark’ differences in health to those in paid work  Newstart and disability support pension recipients suffer an […]
September 2, 2019

The Archdiocese of Perth has now launched a new mobile App

(14 April 2017) Download the CAP App   About the Archdiocese of Perth Mobile App Available on iOS and Android, the app enables users to find […]
August 31, 2019

House-sitting on the rise for older people in financial stress or on verge of homelessness

Five years ago Sue Prince had a Christmas she would rather forget — her mother had just died and her house had been repossessed by the […]
August 19, 2019

Special Commission into ice hears that a lack of detox beds is holding up rehab in regional areas

A special commission of inquiry into the drug ice has heard that a lack of detox beds in large regional centres is preventing people from getting […]
August 13, 2019

Perth takes action to tackle global poverty, Caritas names new CEO

Thousands of generous supporters – including individuals, schools and parishes across Perth – have joined in solidarity with the world’s poor, donating nearly $1.2 million to […]
August 13, 2019

Archdiocese partners to tackle root cause of modern slavery

The Archdiocese of Perth commenced an Anti-Slavery Working Party since May of this year, with the aim of partnering with all its agencies to tackle the […]
August 8, 2019

Homelessness ‘duty to assist’ law could force government to help those in crisis

Australian authorities are being urged to consider a new “duty to assist” law that would force governments to help homeless people find accommodation, amid warnings homelessness […]
August 7, 2019

Young and invisible: WA man’s four-year battle to get back on his feet

Sun McIntyre, 27, never realised he was homeless until a photography project by a not-for-profit made him see his three-year ordeal to find a home was […]
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