Dear CES members and friends
 
September Forum
 
Our next public forum is to be held on the evening of Thursday 13 September
Topic:  : "How Fair is a Fair Go in Australia?  The Impact of Tax and Welfare"
Speaker:  Professor Peter Whiteford of the Crawford School of Public Policy.
Time and date: 7.30 pm on 13 September
Venue:  Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, Corner of Blackall St and Kings Ave, Barton
Donation: $5 requested where possible
Supper Provided
 
 
  
October Forum
 
 Speakers and Topics
 
Date and Time: 7.30 pm  Thursday 11 October
Venue: Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, Corner of Blackall St and Kings Ave, Barton
Donation: $5 requested where possible
Supper Provided
 
 
Membership fees now due
If you would like to become a member of the CES or renew your membership, forms can be downloaded from our website: www.ces.org.au  or you can pay at the next forum. 
 
 
 
NON-CES Events and News
 
1)  Here is early advice for your diaries.  More details to come later.
 
Manning Clark House is planning a one-day conference on "The Future of Homo sapiens" where the climate issue will be discussed, among others by George Browning. The conference will be held on 9 October at the National Library.

2)  Film which exposes the growing global sex trafficking of women and girls

'Call to Connect' invites women and men to a screening of 'Nefarious: Merchant of Souls', 6.30pm-9.30pm, Monday, 17 September, at St Edmund's College. Hot finger food provided. Cost $15, registrations are essential. Contact Lorraine, telephone 0437 329 371.

3) The Archdiocesan of Canberra and Goulburn Catholic Social Justice Commission is surveying all candidates for the ACT election on nine important issues. The commission will ask the candidates for their position on housing, mental health, marriage, the justice system, education, gambling, climate change, the tax system and the ACT economy. All responses will then be published unedited by the commission. Inquiries: telephone 6235 5452, email csjc@cg.catholic.org.au

 
best wishes
 
Heather McLaren  for CES