Together, we can work towards a just world for all

With your support, we are able to work alongside the most marginalised and remote communities in Australia and overseas to address the challenges of poverty today.

Volcano and tsunami emergency in Tonga

A volcano eruption in Tonga has triggered tsunamis and cut off communications across the nation. There are fears that many communities will be without clean drinking water.   

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Give now to the Philippines

Your support is needed for the people of the Philippines after Category 5 Typhoon Rai brought torrential rain, strong winds, flash floods, landslides and extensive damage to homes and livelihoods for over 1.8 million Filipinos.

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United with Lebanon

Lebanon is facing a dire humanitarian crisis. Fuel and food prices have skyrocketed out of control, leaving people struggling to pay for transport, electricity, healthcare, education and food.

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Crisis in Ethiopia

As many as 9.4 million people in Ethiopia are in urgent need of support. The ongoing conflict has destroyed health facilities; slowed the rate of lifesaving COVID-19, polio and measles vaccinations and left families at risk of famine and malnutrition.  

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Leave a Legacy of Love

Include a gift in your Will to create a legacy of support that can help communities for generations to come. 

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Provide immediate support to communities impacted by emergencies and natural disasters.

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Caritas Australia is Hope in Action

As the international aid and development agency of the Australian Catholic Church, we are driven by social justice and the dignity of every person. We work with local communities in Australia and overseas, listening to concerns, assessing needs and working with partners on locally-led development programs. With hope, support and compassion at the core of what we do, we work towards a world where all people may thrive.

Working together for justice and dignity. Walking together in hope. Building together a thriving future for all.

Walk with us towards a world of hope.

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Compassion in Action

For more than 55 years, Caritas Australia has been working with vulnerable communities around the world to forge a path out of poverty. 

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Millions are at risk of famine as Ethiopia crisis escalates

10 Jan 22

As many as 9.4 million people in Ethiopia are in need of urgent food assistance as the conflict in the East African country continues to escalate. 

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Australians stand united with Lebanon as crisis escalates

24 Dec 21

Lebanon is currently facing its biggest humanitarian crisis yet. The financial situation in the Middle Eastern nation has been unfolding for more than two years and has progressively worsened. 

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Millions impacted by Typhoon Rai in the Philippines

21 Dec 21

Typhoon Rai has brought torrential rain, wind gusts over 200 km/h, flash floods, landslides and extensive damage to homes and livelihoods in the Philippines. 

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Launch of #TogetherWe Campaign

14 Dec 21

On 13 December, Caritas Internationalis launched its new global campaign “Together We - Act today for a better tomorrow”, during a conference held in Rome at the Pontifical Urbaniana University.

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