Faith at Work

Faith at Work promotes vibrant conversations about the practical, moral and ethical issues confronting workplaces and the broader community. Each event takes place in a relaxed setting, featuring a prominent citizen talking about their personal story and their ideas on work, faith, politics and culture.


Faith at Work dialogue with Hon Bill Shorten MP

We are very pleased to announce the Opposition leader, Bill Shorten, will be launching CCER's Faith at Work Dialogues for 2017.  Mr Shorten will be examining how his private beliefs have inspired his public policies and shaped a life in the limelight.  Conducted by the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations, the Faith at Work Dialogues feature prominent Australians whose ideas stimulate debate and promote reflection on how our personal beliefs intersect with our professional lives. 

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Faith at Work dialogue with Prof. Richard Rymarz

Our next Faith at Work dialogue will feature Professor Richard Rymarz, the Head of Religious Education and Director of Research at the Broken Bay Institute (The Australian Institute of Theological Education). Prof. Richard Rymarz will be speaking about Creating an Authentic Catholic School.

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Listen to the podcasts below

Listen to the podcasts below

Margaret Cunneen, SC:
Faith, Work and the Law

Tim Wilson, former Australian Human Rights Commissioner:
Religious Freedom in the 21st Century

John Robertson, MP

Faith at Work with Margaret Cunneen

In our third Faith at Work dialogue, Tony Farley, Executive Director of CCER was joined by Margaret Cunneen, S.C. in a discussion about Faith, Work and the Law. In a relaxed and intimate setting, Tony and Margaret discussed her faith, family and career. The audience was inspired by Margaret’s sincere discussion of how her faith has influenced her life and career.

Faith at Work with Tim Wilson

In the second of our series of Faith at Work events, Tony Farley, Executive Director of CCER interviewed Tim Wilson. Tony and Tim discussed many topics from religious freedom to the importance of civil discourse, Tim’s political ambitions and his recent resignation from the role of Australian Human Rights Commissioner. Tim spoke candidly about his upbringing, views on the Catholic Church, a pluralist state and morality in what proved to be an interesting and lively discussion.

Faith at Work with John Robertson

Executive Director Tony Farley interviewed John in a relaxed setting, evoking a candid, authentic and uplifting conversation about John’s early life, the ups and downs of his political career, and what inspires him for public service.