The Record – Spring 2017

The Record is St Vincent de Paul Society’s national quarterly magazine focusing on social justice issues such as homelessness and poverty. Contributors include policy experts, academics and members of the Society.

The Editor of the Spring 2017 issue is Colleen O’Sullivan.


Read The Record online by clicking on an article title.

  1. Commissioning Mass for new South Australian State President
  2. National Congress 2017: questions and answers
  3. Welcome to Congress 2017
  4. Your chance to be heard and involved
  5. The story is everything, Dr John Falzon
  6. Hearing the voices of our members, Jodie Conduit
  7. Congress ‘insights’ will be invaluable, Anneloes de Graeff
  8. Mutual respect and friendliness essential
  9. Exploring what is an ‘extremely humbling privilege’, Cassandra Bull
  10. Jacob reflects on the Vincentian charism
  11. A National Council perspective
  12. Retail Centres and the Vincentian identity
  13. Saving lives with text messages, Vincent Nguyen
  14. Placing our lives in the potter’s hands, Fr Troy Bobbin
  15. A journey of faith, Fr Troy Bobbin
  16. Questions of inequality and poverty
  17. Exploring the notion of change
  18. Opening our hearts and minds
  19. Preparation for National Congress 2017
  20. As good as it gets or as good as it could be? Benchmarking human rights in Australia, Professor Larissa Behrendt
  21. Marketisation and competition policy: Challenges and opportunities for the faith-based social services sector, Denis Fitzgerald
  22. Just Art: Advocacy through art, Cheyne Pettit
  23. Immersion program, Juliana Kittel and Sarah Dixon


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