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Diocesan Women's Council


Stirring the Waters – Women’s ColloquiumCACW Colloquium
The Council for Australian Catholic Women held their 2019 Women's Colloquium on 22-24 February in Adelaide. Stirring the Waters: Catholic Women responding to the Spirit created the opportunity for theological reflection on what the Spirit is saying to the Australian Church at this time.

More info here.

Click here for program flyer.



The Participation of Women in the 2020 Plenary Council here



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Past event:

"Women as Witness to the Joy of the Gospel"
17-18 September, 2016
Mary McKillop Place, North Sydney

Event report:
A full report about the Council of Australian Catholic Women's Colloquium held at Mary Mackillop Place, North Sydney can be found here

CACW - Women Matter: You can subscribe to the Newsletter here


The Diocesan Women’s Council of Ballarat works with the Bishop and the women and men of the Diocese of Ballarat regarding issues affecting women in the Diocese.



Executive Officer: Amanda Smith
PO Box 576

Ph: (03)5337 7125
Email: Amanda Smith





We are the Catholic Church in the Ballarat Diocese
we gather in the name of Jesus from the Murray to the sea
in interwoven faith communities. Spirit filled
we celebrate and share our journey
reaching out to nurture all God's people.

Diocesan Vision Statement 2005

All Enquiries

PO Box 576
Ballarat, Victoria 3353

Phone +61 3 5337 7111

Where to find us

Catholic Diocese of Ballarat
5 Lyons Street South
Ballarat, Victoria 3353