Federal Election 2022

These Election Resources are based on the principles of Catholic Social Teaching. Click the titles for the documents.

Towards a Better Kind of Politics

Echoing Pope Francis, this document by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference encourages us all to take our civic responsibilities seriously and to vote for the good of all.    (4 pages – 5.3 mb).

Voting for the Common Good  (black and white – 4.9 mb)  Voting for the Common Good (full colour – 7.2.mb)

A series of facts and challenges are presented here to help people make informed election choices. The topics are:

Rebuilding Our Democracy
Acknowledging and Listening to First Nations Peoples
Aged Care, Disability and Mental Health
Selling Death – Australia the Arms Merchant
Caring for Our Common Home
Accelerating Gap between Wealth and Poverty
Housing and Homelessness
Justice for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Right to a Fair Trial – Witness K and Bernard Collaery
West Papua – Oppressed People, Forgotten People
Women’s Rights in a Changing World
Young People and Justice