A storm is brewing over the Pacific region as climate and debt crises collide
08 Mar 23
Caritas Oceania President, Cardinal Mafi, shares the story of his island home Tonga, and how it is has been impacted by climate change.
I’ve been an NGO worker for more than 25 years. The Africa hunger crisis is the worst I’ve ever seen.
09 Jan 23
CEO Kirsty Robertson tells the story of our partners facing serious drought and hunger in the Horn of Africa.
Charity should not end at Australia's coastline
20 Dec 22
CEO Kirsty Robertson and Reverend Tim Costello urge Australian Government to remember global poor as part of Help Fight Famine campaign.
Why we need a special day to see the poor
10 Nov 22
Michael McGirr, Caritas Australia's Mission Facilitator, shares a reflection on World Day of the Poor.
Impending catastrophe leads calls to help fight famine
10 Aug 22
CEO Kirsty Robertson shares the story of her trip to Ethiopia, where she met families severely impacted by the drought and hunger crisis.
I’m from the worst place in the world to be a woman. This is what I want you to know.
03 Jul 22
Lulu Mitshabu, Africa Program Coordinator for DRC, tells the harrowing story of fleeing her homeland for her family's safety, and how that experience has compelled her to fight for the rights of women and girls in DRC ever since.
We cannot forget other global crises as we focus on Ukraine
21 Jun 22
Former Board member Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv reflects on his own experience as a refugee and the challenges confronting refugees and migrants today.
Meet Lulu Mitshabu—inspired to fight for women’s rights
13 Oct 21
Lulu Mitshabu, Africa Program Coordinator for DRC, tells the story of fleeing her homeland and coming to Australia.
How empowering one woman in a village can unlock change
30 Sep 21
Kirsty Robertson talks about how Caritas Australia's programs help women to realise their potential and create positive change in their communities.
How to bring constructive optimism into each day – despite the avalanche of devastation and painful news
22 Sep 21
Kirsty Robertson, CEO of Caritas Australia, shares some advice for those in the social sector on how to acknowledge the hardships going on around you, while recognising that you are not responsible for the overall outcome – only for the part you play.
Our moral duty towards Afghan refugees
30 Aug 21
Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen, Bishop of Parramatta and former Chairperson at Caritas Australia, tells his story of fleeing Vietnam as a boat person, and our moral duty towards refugees from Afghanistan.
Working together to achieve healthcare equity for all
20 Apr 21
Former Caritas Australia Board Director John Watkins reflects on the challenges of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic in Papua New Guinea.
Giving women the opportunities to thrive
09 Mar 21
CEO Kirsty Robertson talks about supporting women living in poverty for International Women's Day 2021.