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Ethos Faith & Work Award Dinner 2022

This year's speaker and award recipient, Jenny George, spoke on 'Good Business is Good Business'. Jenny talked about how morally good businesses are commercially successful businesses - thinking about how to be faithful in business dealings turns out to be the how to build sustainable and profitable businesses. With an introduction by Catherine de Fontenay, Commissioner at the Productivity Commission. Jenny George is the CEO at Converge International, one of Australia’s largest mental health providers to Australian workplaces. Converge is a social enterprise which has expanded from workplace chaplaincy in the 1960s and which still provides chaplaincy and, via its parent company Reventure, funds research and development into Faith and Work throughout Australia and other parts of the world. Jenny is a former Dean of the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, and since 2007 has been a non-executive director of businesses in the finance, retail and services sectors and has served on the boards of many not-for- profit organisations. She has a PhD in Operations, Information and Technology from Stanford University. Jenny is married to Matt, an Anglican minister, and they have a daughter. Event details: Friday 6th May 2022 at 6.30pm drinks for 7.00pm dinner at the Ridley College dining room, 170 The Avenue, Parkville Victoria.







Ethos and Melbourne Anglicans march for refugees on Palm Sunday







Christian leaders pledge to back post-Covid recovery

On Monday 22nd February, Director Gordon Preece represented Ethos as part of a broad alliance of Christian organisations that delivered a letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, expressing their willingness to partner with the government to help Australia recover from the COVID-19 recession. The delegation also met with the Opposition Leader, Anthony Albanese, and a range of relevant Ministers and Shadow Ministers.

As CEO of Mission Australia, James Toomey, said, Christian groups will play an important role in supporting the unemployed and the homeless and we vow to do all in our power to equip our fellow Australians with opportunities to flourish.

See the main article by Eternity News here. Read Eternity's article on the meeting with Prime Minister Scott Morrison here. Read the speech by Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese during the meeting with Christian community groups last week here.







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