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We are Australia’s national network of community-based Catholic organisations providing social services to and advocacy for those most in need.

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a just

Our Members

The CSSA membership network is drawn from Catholic social welfare organisations, operating under the authority of a diocesan bishop or a religious order, and from Catholic lay associations. Catholic social policy organisations that operate at the state or local levels are eligible to become Associate Members of CSSA.

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Latest News

  • CSSA Welcomes Aspects of the Budget, But More Is Needed

    CSSA Welcomes Aspects of the Budget, But More Is Needed

    Ahead of the 2024 Federal Budget, Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA) called for a significant boost to the rate of JobSeeker, Youth Allowance, and related payments to help hundreds of … Read More

  • Leadership Transition at CSSA

    Leadership Transition at CSSA

    Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA) today announced that Monique Earsman will be stepping down from her role as Executive Director, effective May 31, 2024. Monique has accepted a new opportunity … Read More

  • Boost JobSeeker In Upcoming Budget To Uphold Human Dignity

    Boost JobSeeker In Upcoming Budget To Uphold Human Dignity

    Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA) urges the Federal Government to use the upcoming Budget to raise the rate of social safety net payments and strengthen support systems to improve the … Read More

Events & Webinars

  • Governance Forum

    Governance Forum

    Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA) proudly announces its inaugural Governance Forum, scheduled for 1-2 July 2024 at Mary MacKillop Place, North Sydney. Designed for Board Directors and Advisory Council members … Read More

  • Respect@Work & Psychological Safety Webinar

    Respect@Work & Psychological Safety Webinar

    Wednesday 24 April 2024, from 10:30 am – 11:30 am (AEST) This webinar explores recent amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 and their implications to employer obligations and responsibilities … Read More

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