End poverty. Promote justice. Uphold dignity.
Learn about our history, structure, network, mission and mandate.
Visit the heart of Caritas Australia, love and compassion.
Explore the principles that shape our work to help end poverty and promote justice.
Join our team of dedicated staff seeking to help others. View our employment vacancies.
Answers to your questions about our work, aid and development and how you can help.
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Caritas Australia has over 170 long-term development projects across the globe.
Discover how we empower communities so they can help themselves out of poverty.
Understand the issues that underpin human development and impact on poverty.
Explore our current emergency aid appeals, disaster relief work and recent humanitarian responses.
The latest news, updates and stories on Caritas Australia, and our aid and development work.
Read the latest blog posts and stories from Caritas Australia and our partners around the world.
View photos and videos of Caritas Australia's aid and development work around the world.
Teaching resources for school teachers to help students learn about social justice and poverty. Resources for primary and secondary education schools.
The Movement to End Poverty shows our nation's leaders that we care about aid and we want Australia to do its fair share in ending extreme poverty.
Together, we can end extreme poverty.
Join us as we walk in solidarity with the world’s indigenous peoples to advocate for justice.
Promote ecological sustainability to minimise the impact of climate change for the world's poor.
We need your help to make sure the Government doesn’t divert any more aid in the 2013 budget.
Call for oil, gas and mining revenues to improve lives of citizens in resource-rich countries.
Support the fight for justice for women and children in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Help finish what we started when we committed to the MDGs to halve extreme poverty by 2015.
Find out more about the Millennium Development Goals and Australia's role in foreign aid.
Find inspiration to join Caritas Australia's campaigns for a more just and compassionate world.
Take part in a community event to help end poverty with Caritas. Find out what's on across Australia.
Learn more about Caritas Australia's past campaigns for a more just world.
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Together we can help the poorest of the poor live a life of dignity, free from poverty. Every dollar makes a difference. Donations $2 and over are tax deductible.
Donate monthly to help reduce administration costs so more money can go to those who need it most.
Become part of the global village. Choose from 6 charitable card gifts that make a real, lasting difference around the world.
Fundraise online and help raise money and awareness of our life-changing work.
Leaving a charitable bequest in your will to Caritas Australia will help end poverty around the world.
Partner with Caritas Australia to demonstrate your corporate social responsibility.
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Donate to current emergency appeals - West Africa food crisis, Sri Lanka, Sudan, East Africa, Africa, DRC Congo, Pacific.
Let’s end extreme poverty, together. Join the Movement to End Poverty, a social movement of caring people asking our nation’s leaders to do Australia's fair share of aid to end extreme poverty.
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Ongoing conflict in Syria has caused hundreds of thousands of people to flee to neighbouring countries.
"My neighbourhood had become a battleground, the whole area was a warzone" - a Syrian refugee in Turkey Read more
With your support, we can help end poverty, and open doors to a better future for the world's poor.
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Five years on from Cyclone Nargis
In 2008, Cyclone Nargis devastated parts of Burma. Since then, communities have been undertaking activities to better prepare for future disasters.
All of us here at Caritas send a huge ‘thank you’ to our supporters for your generosity. If you are able to help further, before 30 June, you will receive an immediate tax deduction in this financial year.” - Jack de Groot, Caritas Australia CEO
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Caritas is the international aid and development organisation of the Catholic Church in Australia. We are a member of the Fundraising Institute of Australia and the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID). We are endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient (ABN 90 970 605 069) with charity status. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.