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Society Elects new President

The St Vincent de Paul Society has elected a replacement for its suspended NSW State Council President, Peter McNamara, despite an active appeal and concerns by members about the manner of his suspension.
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St Vincent de Paul election to proceed this weekend

St Vincent de Paul Society plans to proceed with elections this weekend to replace its suspended NSW State Council President, Peter McNamara, despite an...

Covid hits homeless

Welfare charities say the extended lockdowns from the COVID-19 pandemic have hurt some of Sydney’s most disadvantaged, especially a group often considered “invisible” in the homelessness statistics: women with children fleeing domestic and family violence.

Vinnies’ empty federal box

My parents have been volunteers for the St Vincent de Paul Society for as long as I can remember. They help organise the parish “giving tree” each Christmas ...

Vinnies opposes bishops

The St Vincent de Paul Society has stridently opposed the Federal Government’s Religious Discrimination Bill, stating protection for good faith ...

Volunteer scarcity threatens Vinnies

Despite there being almost 60 years between them, student Katherine Baker and retiree Madeleine Menasse have one major similarity … they both give up their time for those in need.
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St Vincent de Paul: where hope has a face

Even when he doesn't, Tony has all the time in the world The one thing Ian wants most from his mate Tony Cranney is the...

Colin McKenna: Building a foundation for hope

St Vincent petitions NSW Government to support those in need of housing Last week, the NSW Government was again urged to invest in more social...

Catholic Organisations respond to Government’s 2020-21 Budget

Catholic organisations and charities have welcomed the Federal Government’s 2020-21 budget with mixed sentiments.

Relief for fire and flood victims flow

Additional relief is on offer for towns along the NSW south coast that have faced not only devastating bushfires but flooding and the impact...
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Palliative care experts welcome NSW funding boost

Palliative care experts have welcomed the state government’s plans to boost the sector with an additional $743 million in funding over the next five...