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Please join us for our 2024 Annual Dinner!

Our Annual Dinner is a chance for our community to come together around our shared vision of building a just society. Now, more than ever, it is crucial that we stay committed to this vision.

We will spotlight social justice through our Frank Costigan QC Address at the 2024 Annual Dinner. We’ve been lucky enough to welcome some incredible champions of social justice at past Annual Dinners, including Senator Malarndirri McCarthy, Senator Patrick Dodson and 2015 Australian of the Year Rosie Batty.

We’re thrilled to announce that Jesuit Social Services’ outgoing Board Chair, Patricia Faulkner AO, will deliver this year’s Address. Patricia has held a diverse range of senior leadership positions, including serving as a Deputy Commissioner to the 2016 Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence and Secretary of the Department of Human Services. Patricia has championed our organisation’s commitment to working at the hard, and often unpopular, end of social justice. She will reflect on her 17 years with Jesuit Social Services and her broader career. 

In 2024, we’re back at the MCG – a place that is near and dear to many – just before the AFL season kicks off. We’ve come together at The G for several past Annual Dinners and we’re looking forward to being back there with you again.

Date: 1st March 2024
Time: 
6:30pm – 10:30pm
Venue: 
Jim Stynes Grill, MCG
Dresscode: semi-formal

The main goal of our 2024 Annual Dinner is to connect with you, our loyal and supportive friends, as well as with any new friends who would like to learn more about our work. With this in mind, we will not be holding a silent auction or raffle, however, we are always grateful for and welcome your donations if you are able to support our work.

Please get in touch with our events team at events@jss.org.au or on 03 9421 7600 if you have any questions.

Thank you for your support!

A recap of our 2023 Annual Dinner, including event gallery, can be found here: https://jesuit.org.au/food-for-thought/

About Jesuit Social Services

Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.

We do and we influence.  We accompany people and communities to foster and regenerate the web of relationships that sustain us all – across people, place and planet – and we work to change policies, practices, ideas and values that perpetuate inequality, prejudice and exclusion.