Dear CES  Supporter
A friendly reminder that our September forum is this Thursday evening.  I do hope you can come along.
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
More details from CES website can be found at September Forum
 Membership due
Membership for 2012-13 is  now due.  There will be forms at the forum on Thursday for those who would like to join or for those wishing to renew their membership.  Otherwise you can download the forms from the CES web site.  Click on  Join Us
Non- CES Event in October
A Manning Clark House Conference - The future of Homo Sapiens
Keynote speaker: Phillip Adams:  Homo Sapiens - Where to now?
Time and Date: 8-30-20.30 on 9 October.
For details click on :  The Future of Homo Sapiens    and scroll down to "What's new?  What's Different?"
 New Report
The National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM), a research centre within the University of Canberra and one of Australia’s NATSEMeconomic and social policy research institutes, recently released a report entitled "Going Without: Financial Hardship in Australia". The research findings were commissioned by four Major Church Providers – Anglicare Australia, UnitingCare Australia, The Salvation Army and Catholic Social Services Australia. The report itself can be found at the NATSEM website. and searching under their publications menu.  NATSEM
Best wishes
Heather McLaren