State briefings

ByAndrew Yule July 29, 2015

Jesuit Social Services and Catholic Social Services Australia will be holding a series of briefings around the country on the findings of Dropping off the Edge 2015.

The briefings will provide an opportunity for attendees to better understand the content of the report and how it might influence and inform their work. Questions and discussion regarding the report findings are welcome.

Report authors Professor Tony Vinson and Associate Professor Margot Rawsthorne will present at some of the briefings, while others will be led by representatives of the two sponsor organisation of the report – Jesuit Social Services and Catholic Social Services Australia.

The data yielded by this report is likely to be useful to policy-makers, politicians, community service organisations and others working to alleviate disadvantage. Please note that places at the briefings are strictly limited and attendance is by invitation only. If you would like to receive an invitation please contact Ingrid Hatfield (

Details of the briefings are as follows: