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  • CARITAS RESPONDS FOLLOWING INDONESIA’S SUNDA STRAIT TSUNAMI

    27 Dec 2018

    Four days after a tsunami, described by locals as a ‘wall of water,’ rolled over the community of the Sunda Strait in Western Indonesia, the Caritas international network, part of one of the largest humanitarian networks in the world, is on the ground responding with emergency assistance.

  • A new era for Australian aid

    20 Dec 2018

    Caritas Australia, the international aid and development agency of the Catholic Church, welcomes the announcement of the Labor Party to commit to increasing the value of Australia’s overseas aid program every year it is in government, if successful at the next year’s election.

  • Australia must make climate change a priority

    6 Dec 2018

    Caritas Australia, the international aid and development agency of the Catholic Church, has today urged the Federal Government to make climate change a priority through domestic emissions policies and international leadership.

  • Caritas Australia urges government to adopt global migration compact

    5 Dec 2018

    Caritas Australia, the Catholic Church’s international aid and development agency, urges the Australian Government to adopt the Global Migration Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, after its recent decision to withdraw from the historic multilateral agreement.

  • Changes to a bill a win for Australian Democracy

    27 Nov 2018

    Caritas Australia commends the decision by all political parties to pass the amended version of the Electoral Disclosure Reform Bill (EFDR) through both houses of parliament.

  • Climate finance and grassroots aid missing from the new pivot to the pacific

    9 Nov 2018

    Caritas Australia welcomes the federal government’s new commitment to expand its assistance Australia’s Pacific Island neighbour. While the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility will address key Pacific infrastructure needs, other priorities like climate change financing and local aid are really what Pacific Islanders are calling for.

  • Protect the miracle of motherhood this Christmas with Caritas Global Gift

    8 Nov 2018

    This Christmas, Caritas Australia is urging its supporters to protect the miracle of motherhood by purchasing a Global Gift. Money raised goes to support aid and development programs across Africa, Asia, the Pacific and within First Australian communities.

  • Caritas network’s ongoing response to Sulawesi tsunami and earthquake

    2 Nov 2018

    One month after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the Caritas international network continues to assist those whose lives were devastated by this massive natural disaster.

  • Caritas responds following devastating earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi

    30 Sep 2018

    The Caritas international network, part of one of the largest humanitarian networks in the world, is responding with emergency assistance, following a powerful earthquake that rocked central Sulawesi, Indonesia on Friday.

  • Caritas Network Responds to Typhoon Mangkhut

    17 Sep 2018

    The Caritas international network is on the ground responding with emergency assistance, following the devastating impact of Typhoon Mangkhut, considered the strongest typhoon this year.

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Thandalwayo in Zimbabwe
Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe

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