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The Broken Christ

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In my husband’s birthplace in Aguascalientes, Mexico, there is a 25 metre bronze statue of Christ that stands above the city dam. Commissioned in 2016, it is the 10th largest statue of Jesus in the world. However, what makes this one unusual is that it is broken. This crucified Christ stands suspended without a cross,…

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Faith At Work: Bioethics in the 21st Century

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Earlier this month, CCER had the pleasure of hosting bioethics expert, Dr Bernadette Tobin for the second Faith at Work event for 2018 at our head office in Sydney. Faith at Work is our public forum in which prominent Australians discuss how their personal beliefs and experiences intersect with their professional lives.   A seasoned…

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Don’t Be Too Casual About Your Casuals

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A recent court ruling on casual employment (WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene [2018] FCAFC 131) has thrown doubt on the common understanding of ‘casual’ and may leave employers vulnerable to claims. The Full Federal Court decided that Mr Skene, a fly in, fly out worker, was not a casual employee, as stated in his contract and argued…

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Back To School – Spotlight on: Jenny Allen

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This spring, we’re shining a light on Jenny Allen, Executive Director of Schools from the Diocese of Bathurst. She explains the important role of young people, the value of a Catholic education, and why being a good leader doesn’t mean having all the answers.   What do you do?  I’m the Executive Director of Schools…

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