The Record – Winter 2018

Protest march in Sydney, 2018.

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 Winter 2018 issue is Colleen O’Sullivan.


  1. ‘Santa Cruz Cemetery, Dili’ and ‘Austerity in Greece’ (poetry by Andrew Hamilton SJ)
  2. New State President for Victoria
  3. ‘Last Words’ (poetry by Anne Rennie)
  4. Drawing on each other’s strengths in tough times, Graham West
  5. Vincentians speak up for asylum seekers and refugees
  6. The Society of St Vincent de Paul in New Zealand
  7. #RaiseTheRate campaign gathers momentum
  8. Update on congress projects
  9. Priceless find returns home
  10. Young Vincentians take a lead role, Colleen O’Sullivan
  11. Must we remain so exceptionally cruel?, Fatima Measham
  12. Grassroots commitment to our companions, Barnie van Wyk
  13. Energy price increases: it’s complicated, Gavin Dufty
  14. The costs of a casual job are now outweighing any pay benefits, Joshua Healy and Daniel Nicholson
  15. Justice reinvestment key to reducing Indigenous incarceration, Professor Tom Calma
  16. Calls for laity to take lead role following Royal Commission findings, Francis Sullivan
  17. The latest statistics on homelessness
  18. An outcast’s journey of hope: book review, Andrew Hamilton SJ
  19. Prayer for Youth


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Protestors with signs and banners: Marching for asylum seekers and refugees


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