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Laz Harfa, one of Caritas Australia's Partners in Indonesia, responding to the Earthquake. Photo: Laz Harfa, one of Caritas Australia's partners.

Devastating earthquake displaces over 50,000 in Indonesia

30 Nov 22

Caritas agencies are responding after over 50,000 people were displaced in the wake of the magnitude 5.6 earthquake that struck Indonesia in November 2022.  

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The True Meaning of Christmas: Giving to Those in Need

25 Nov 22

Not only is Christmas a time for celebration, but also an important time of reflection on how we can give back to those in need. 

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Damage to a building in Lombok during earthquake in 2018. Photo: Laz Harfa.

Caritas Australia in solidarity with Indonesia after devastating earthquake

22 Nov 22

Caritas Australia stands in solidarity with the people of West Java in Indonesia after the devastating magnitude-5.6 earthquake which has killed at least 162 people, many of them children, and left hundreds more injured.

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Grassroots Pacific Island organisations came together in Fiji to put together the Kioa Climate Emergency Declaration. Photo: Miriam Deprez.

Daily updates from COP27

21 Nov 22

Our Advocacy Associate Director Dr Damian Spruce is in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt at the 27th United Nations Climate Talks to represent Caritas Oceania.

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Christmas Gifts that make a difference

01 Nov 22

This year has been a tough one for all of us. But sometimes, if you’re able to bring hope to others, it can also make you feel more hopeful. And what better time to spread hope than in the season of giving?

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Caritas Oceania annual forum. Kirsty Robertson (L), Dan Skehan (C) and Lana Hanley (R). Photo: Caritas Australia

Together Again in Papua New Guinea. Caritas Oceania Forum 2022.

28 Oct 22

Caritas Oceania held their annual Caritas Oceania forum in person in Papua New Guinea for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak.  The Annual Forum brings together Caritas Oceania members from across the entire region.

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A child's drawing with the word 'kindness'. Photo: Caritas Ukraine.

Joint message from Caritas Ukraine and Caritas Spes on missile strike in Kyiv

11 Oct 22

Last night, massive missile strikes by Russia in Ukraine have caused devastation and loss of life across the country; killing at least 10 people and injuring over 60. Civilian infrastructure has been destroyed, with communities losing their homes, schools and medical facilities. 

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Twin clouds on the horizon: climate change and debt in the Pacific

06 Oct 22

Read about the latest report from Caritas Australia on climate change and debit in the Pacific.

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Vatican Cycling Team and Kinchela Boys Home survivors with Archbishop Charles Balvo, Bishop Vincent Long and Caritas Australia CEO, Kirsty Robertson.

Vatican World Cycling Team learns about reconciliation from Kinchela Boys Home survivors

03 Oct 22

The first ever Vatican World Cycling Team joined Caritas Australia last week to learn more about truth-telling and reconciliation from Kinchela Boys Home survivors.

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An aerial view of the Machhapuchhre Agro-Eco Tourism Learning Center and Homestay. Photo: Richard Wainwright/Caritas Australia

Himalayan homestays open up livelihood opportunities for Nepali families

29 Sep 22

Nestled at the base of Annapurna Himalayan range in Nepal is a homestay and agro-eco tourism centre that is helping local communities to share their culture with the rest of the world.  

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Destruction of Typhoon Noru. Photo by: Prelature of Infanta

Typhoon Noru affects nearly 80,000 people in the Philippines

28 Sep 22

A super typhoon has hit the north-western Philippines, forcing thousands out of their homes and leaving many towns underwater.

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Tarsini with her Saving and Loans Group near her home. Photo: Laz Harfa.

Women as leaders in their communities

21 Sep 22

Thanks to your ongoing support, we are continuing our mission of eliminating discrimination, working towards gender equality and advancing women’s rights, along with promoting respect for all people – irrespective of their age, culture and position in life.

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Micah Women's Delegation at Parliament House advocating for food prevention package in the worst affected hunger hotspots. Photo: Micah Australia

Hear from Tracey Tessitore, Caritas Australia’s Diocesan Director for Adelaide about advocating for the global poor

21 Sep 22

As the representative of Caritas Australia in Adelaide, Tracey Tessitore writes about her experience joining forty women advocating together on the Help Fight Famine Campaign at Parliament House on 7 September.

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Flash flooding have devastated the lives of millions across Pakistan. Photo: Caritas Pakistan

Pakistan flood disaster affects more than 33 million people

01 Sep 22

Devastating floods in Pakistan have left a trail of destruction across the country, claiming the lives of more than 1,100 people.

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Many families in Moldova, like Olga's, have welcomed Ukrainian refugees into their homes. Photo: Caritas Moldova.

Moldovan families open their hearts and homes to Ukrainian refugees

31 Aug 22

Six months on from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, more than 550,000 people have crossed the border into Moldova, the majority of them women, children and the elderly.

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Workplace giving image.

Caritas Australia launches new Workplace Giving program

26 Aug 22

Now supporters can make regular donations through pre-tax pay.

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Students from the Solomon Islands receive their School Care Kits. Photo: Caritas Australia Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands students practice COVID-safe return to school

25 Aug 22

Students in the Solomon Islands have returned to school after a year of disruptions caused by COVID-19 outbreaks and lockdowns. 

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