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ANZELA Conference – Creating Great Schools

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CCER Executive Director, Tony Farley and Director of Operations, Desiree Blackett ran a workshop at the recent Australia & New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA) conference in Auckland on ‘Creating great schools’. Great schools (and workplaces more generally) have highly engaged and collaborative staff. This has been an important focus of CCER’s work in recent…

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Bishop Manning Lecture addresses the oldest oppression

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More than 100 people attended the fourth Bishop Manning Lecture delivered by Melinda Tankard Reist on 20 September at the Kirribilli Club. The Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER) hosts the biennial lecture, which has been delivered by such eminent figures as Noel Pearson, Saul Eslake and the Hon Bob Hawke. CCER advises Catholic employers…

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Tankard Reist challenges Bishop Manning audience

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This biennial Bishop Manning Lecture was delivered on Tuesday night by author, commentator and advocate for women and girls, Melinda Tankard Reist. We host the Bishop Manning Lecture as a way of acknowledging and celebrating workplaces that champion justice, human dignity, productivity and fairness. It is also an opportunity to honour the work of a Church…

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Register Now! Bishop Manning Lecture 2016 – “Why sex is not work: Stories from the sex trade. How should we respond?”

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The Bishop Manning Lecture is a leading Church forum hosted by Catholic Commission for Employment Relations in celebration of the significant pastoral and social justice achievements of Most Rev Kevin Michael Manning DD, Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta. This year’s lecture “Why sex is not work: Stories from the sex trade. How should we respond?” will…

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