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Caritas

Contact Person: Catherine McAleer
Office Location: Bishop's Office, 68 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba
Postal Address: PO Box 1262 Toowoomba QLD
Phone: 07 4632 4277
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External Website:  www.caritas.org.au

Caritas Australia is part of a global network that spans over 200 countries and territories.
For over 110 years, Caritas has worked towards the creation of a just world. In 1964, Caritas began in Australia. A Catholic Agency for International Aid and Development, Caritas is Latin for love + compassion – two qualities which are central to our work.
Caritas Australia works through the principles and practice of community development, supporting people to help themselves out of poverty, hunger and injustice. Caritas Australia works to bring relief and aid to people whose lives have been devastated by natural disaster or conflict. Integral to undertaking these key activities of aid and development, Caritas Australia works within Australia to engage all people in education and advocacy programs.