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.
Read or download our publications and reports including our Annual Report.
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.
Strengths based aid in Africa enabling communities in Malawi and Tanzania to realise their own community visions and help end poverty in Africa.
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.
Stay informed about our work and choose the publications and eNewsletters we deliver to you.
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.
One of the most efficient and cost-effective ways of donating to Caritas Australia.
Looking for birthday, wedding, anniversary or Christmas present ideas? Why not donate instead of buying or receiving gifts.
Donate to current emergency appeals - West Africa food crisis, Sri Lanka, Sudan, East Africa, Africa, DRC Congo, Pacific.
Donate to Project Compassion to help open doors into the future.
Help end poverty for the world's poorest communities. Project Compassion 2013 runs until 30 June.
With your support, we can open doors to a better future for the world's poor.
Ditosa has a safe place to learn and grow, and find hope for the future.
Raymundo's life has turned around in a complete circle.
Salma felt at peace during her pregnancy with the Safe Motherhood Program.
Vannak now has an appreciation of education and a new outlook on life.
Through Red Dust Healing, Bernard sees the world in a whole new way.
Through new opportunities, Rollen believes that anything is possible.
Teaching resources to help your class explore the stories and global issues.
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Prayers, stories and other useful resources to help you and your parish.
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Bring Project Compassion to life through our featured videos.
See photo galleries related to each week's Project Compassion story.
Share your support and see how others are taking part in Project Compassion on the photo message board.
Supporters in action
Fun and easy Project Compassion fundraising ideas for you, your school and your parish.
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Make a donation to Caritas Australia's Project Compassion 2013 appeal. Donate before 30 June.
Explore Ditosa's village and key development issues through this fun interactive village tour.
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Where are they now?
Since featuring in Project Compassion 2008, Psyche Mae is helping others as a qualified social worker and is planning to study for a Master’s degree.
Read an update of Psyche Mae's story
Supporter in the Spotlight:
What an amazing sight: 1,700 students, teachers and support staff, plus a bus company, all walking in spirit with the poor.
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Last year you raised over $10 million for the world’s poor. We'll update this tally every Friday so you can track this year’s progress!
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Project Compassion helps end poverty and promote justice so the world's poor won't need to rely on charity. Donate today.
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Caritas Australia acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of the land, past and present, on which all our offices are located.
© Caritas Australia 2013
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.