Monsignor James Francis (Frank) McCosker, a founding father of Catholic social services in Australia, is one of those monsignors who, as path-breaking priests with some church authority and some freedom to move, have played a significant role in church-state relations in Australia.
Norma Parker Award for Excellence in Service (Organisational)
The CSSA Award for Most Innovative Program, presented at the National Museum of Australia.
Perkins Award for Excellence in Service Individual at the National Museum of Australia.
After months of deliberation CSSA has recently recommended its members not participate in the Financial Case Management program to provide managed income support whose social security payments have been stopped for eight weeks under the new Welfare to Work arrangements.
After months of deliberation CSSA has advised its members not to participate in the Financial Case Management measures under the Government's harsh Welfare to Work legislation. Frank Quinlan explains why.