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Local

Listening leads to inspired action

After learning of the urgent need for basic household items for women escaping abusive relationships, the Catholic Women’s League Next Gen group decided to see if they could help.

National

Bishops call out domestic violence

Australia’s bishops have used their annual social justice statement to condemn the scourge of domestic and family violence, saying relationships must be ‘marked by respect and freedom rather than coercion and control’.

Local

Unprecedented calls for help

Rising costs of living, a skyrocketing real estate market, coupled with the impact of domestic violence, are all contributing to an unprecedented number of calls from people asking for help from the St Vincent de Paul Society.