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Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand (2008 - )

From
2008
Categories
Catholic, Community Service Organisation and Religious Order
Website
http://www.goodshep.org.au/

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand was established in 2008 as the formal framework for the mission of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. In 2014, Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service and Rosemount Good Shepherd Youth and Family Service (based in New South Wales) merged with Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand to become one unified organisation.

Details

Since 1981, the Good Shepherd Sisters had been involved in microfinance and the No Interest Loans Service (NILS). In 2012, the Sisters established Good Shepherd Microfinance to expand the NILS and offer other financial inclusion programs for people on low incomes.

In 2014, Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service and Rosemount Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service merged with Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand to become one unified organisation.

Timeline

 1863 - 2008 Sisters of the Good Shepherd
 1976 - 2014 Good Shepherd Youth and Family Services
       2008 - Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

Related Organisations

  • Good Shepherd Archive (1983 - )

    The Good Shepherd Archive cares for the records of the Good Shepherd Sisters in Australia and New Zealand dating from 1863 until the present day.

Publications

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Our history', Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, http://www.goodshep.org.au/about-us/our-history/.

Prepared by: Cate O'Neill