Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

96th Orientation Revisited

Palms 96th Orientation

Participants at our 96th Orientation have much to thank Palms intern Liesje Barratt for: Not only did she organise much of the event -in front and behind the scenes- but also introduced us to the game of  Kupps! Here Leisje gives her account of a most enjoyable and inspirational week- From January 9th -17th Palms Australia held […]

Solidarity Awards 2013

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Jump to our videos | Jump to our image gallery | View our facebook image gallery Guests at Palms’ 2nd Annual Solidarity Awards were asked to re-examine the notion and to respond to the radical call of true solidarity. Duncan MacLaren outlined how solidarity is defined in Catholic Social Teaching and how the solidarity in […]

Places available in Palms’ 94th Orientation

Simulation activities provide a great way to explore complex issues

Palms Australia’s 94th cross-cultural Orientation Course is open for bookings from individuals and organisations seeking to enhance their global competency.

Round table on volunteering


Join a table of experts as they discuss current understandings of the intersection between mission, development and volunteering.

What a terrible thing, to have lived quite comfortably, with no suffering, not getting involved in problems, quite tranquil, quite settled,
with good connections politically, economically, socially, lacking nothing, having everything. - Oscar Romero