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Kirsty Robertson, CEO of Caritas Australia, and Richard Landels, Advancement Director, cycle to help end poverty. Photo credit: Claire Deakin/Caritas Australia.

Cycle to End Poverty

Caritas Australia CEO Kirsty Robertson and Advancement Director Richard Landels will be cycling more than 900km over the next 9 days from Sydney to Melbourne to help break the cycle of poverty.

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Caritas Ukraine Mariupol Centre Before The Russian Tank Attack. Photo: Caritas Ukraine.

Caritas Australia mourns the tragic loss of colleagues in Caritas Ukraine’s Mariupol centre

12 Apr 22

It is with heavy hearts that Caritas Australia announces the recent loss of two Caritas Ukraine staff in the Mariupol centre, along with five other people who were sheltering at the office when it was struck by a Russian tank. 

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Ways to give to Caritas Australia

10 Mar 22

You can support Caritas Australia’s life-changing work in a range of ways. From becoming a Caritas Neighbour, purchasing a Global Gift, to leaving a Legacy of Love, your generosity will make a real and lasting difference to the lives of vulnerable communities, globally. 

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Project Compassion launch event in Melbourne. Photo: Connie Zehender/Caritas Australia

Project Compassion launches across Australia

01 Mar 22

This week marks the launch of Project Compassion, Caritas Australia's annual fundraising campaign that spans across the six weeks of Lent every year.

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Recreation of #TogetherWe campaign logo by Caritas Australia staff. Photo by Connie Zehender/Caritas Australia.

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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Ranger Sarah Barkley interviewing senior elder John Clark. Photo: Aboriginal Carbon Foundation.

A partnership that pays off

16 Aug 21

An increasing number of communities throughout Australia are set to reap the reward of a partnership that’s been struck between Caritas Australia and the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation.

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Roy Boylan and Sydney Committee with first Project Compassion box in 1965. Photo credit: Caritas Australia.

Project Compassion: An Australian Icon

29 Mar 21

Since its inception in 1965, generations of compassionate Australians have participated in Project Compassion, making it one of the nation’s longest running charity campaigns. 

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