Catholic Media Centre

CSO_Director_3P.O Box 3,
Lismore, N.S.W. 2480

Mr Joe Pereira, Diocesan Director of Communications
Phone: 0492 889 193

Mission Statement

The catholic Media and Welfare Centre..Diocese of Lismore, was set up by Bishop Satterthwaite in 1979 following approval of an annual budget allocation by the priests of the diocese at their annual general meeting of that year.

According to available financial and technical resources the centre is setup to assist and promote the pastoral communications mission of the diocese through local press, radio and television.


To provide programming for television and radio wherever possible and according to opportunity and resources.

To ensure some pastoral contact and care for media personnel

To liaise with various welfare groups and other religious organizations wherever possible to promote catechesis, education and issues of social justice and common concerns.

To offer assistance and advice to the various diocesan bodies as to how they can best use local media.

To produce a diocesan publication that serves to reflect aspects of local church life and practice.