Staff Directory

Dr Sandie Cornish Name: Dr Sandie Cornish
Senior Lecturer (Theology)
Organisational Area
Faculty of Theology & Philosophy
National School of Theology
North Sydney
Tenison Woods House(Bldg.532 - 8-20 Napier Street, North Sydney NSW 2060)-Level 13-Room13.03

Cornish, Sandie. "Synodality and Local Social Teaching", The Australasian Catholic Record 99, no. 1 (2022): 76-85.

Cornish, Sandie. "Beyond Principles Alone" in Greg Craven, Shadow of the Cross: Catholic Social Teaching and Australian Politics, The Kapunda Press, Redland Bay, QLD, 2021, pp 81-98.

Cornish, Sandie and Andrea Dean. eds. Still Listening to the Spirit: Woman and Man Twenty Years Later. Office for Social Justice, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Sydney, 2019.

Cornish, Sandie. "Governing in an Ignatian Spirit Today", Promotio Iustitiae, No 125, March 2018. 22-26.

Cornish, Sandie. Catholic Social Teaching: An Introduction for CatholicCare Staff, 2nd ed.,
CatholicCare Sydney, Sydney, 2016.

Cornish, Sandie. "Laudato Si':Making the Connections", Asian Horizons, Vol 9, no 4, December 2015, pp 609 -620.

Cornish, Sandie. "People on the Move and Catholic Social Teaching", Asian Horizons, Vol 8, no 4, December 2014, pp 810-822.

Cornish, Sandie. "Introduction&rdquo, in Australian Catholic Bishops Conference", Building Bridges: Social Justice Statements from Australia's Catholic Bishops 1988-2013, Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, Alexandria, 2014.

Cornish, Sandie. "The Social Dimension of Evangelisation", in Danielle Achikian et al eds. The Francis Effect: Living the Joy of the Gospel, Catholic Mission & Catholic Religious Australia, North Sydney, 2013.

Duncan, Bruce & Sandie Cornish. "The Council&rsquos Call to Renewed Social Engagement", in Neil Ormerod et al eds. Vatican II: Reception and Implementation in the Australian Church. Mulgrave: Garratt Publishing, 2012.

McKeown, A., Mitchell, K., & Cornish, S., "Switching on the Possibilities of ICT Use in Alternative Education Programs: A Literature Review", Rosemount Good Shepherd Youth & Family Services, 2012.

Cornish, Sandie. "Introducing Caritas in Veritate", in Neil Ormerod & Paul Oslington, ed. Globalisation and the Church, Strathfield, St Paul's, 2011.

Cornish, S., & Freeman, D., "Connecting Catholic Social Teaching to Contemporary Australia", in Daniel McDonald (ed), Catholic Social Teaching in Global Perspective, Gregorian University Studies in Catholic Social Teaching, New York: Orbis, 2010.

Cornish, Sandie. "Placing Integral Human Development at the Centre of Catholic Social Teaching",The Australasian Catholic Record 86, no. 4 (2009): 450-56.

Scroope, Martin, and Sandie Cornish, eds. Ignatian Spirituality for Today: Key Readings for Busy People. 4th ed. North Sydney: The Loyola Institute, 2008.

Cornish, Sandie. "The Call to Hospitality: Catholic Teaching on Refugees", Catholic Social Justice Series 44 (2002).

Cornish, Sandie. "Refugees and Catholic Social Teaching", Compass 36, no. 1 (2002).

Macdonald, Marie, Peter Carpenter, Sandie Cornish, Michael Costigan, Robert Dixon, Margaret Malone, Kevin Manning, and Sonia Wagner. Woman and Man One in Christ Jesus. Sydney: Harper Collins, 1999.

Cornish, Sandie. "Working for Social Justice in the 1990s and into the Next Millennium" in Developing an Australian Theology, edited by Peter Malone. Homebush: St Pauls, 1999.

Cornish, Sandie, ed. Always the Same Spirit: Indigenous Peoples in the Teaching of the Church. Homebush: St Pauls, 1996.

Cornish, Sandie. "The Catholic Human Rights Tradition and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples", Catholic Social Justice Series 21 (1994). Available online

Professional Memberships

Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development

Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church

Australian Catholic Theological Association

Association of Practical Theology in Oceania



Have a question?


We're available 9am–5pm AEDT,
Monday to Friday

If you’ve got a question, our AskACU team has you covered. You can search FAQs, text us, email, live chat, call – whatever works for you.

Live chat with us now

Chat to our team for real-time
answers to your questions.

Launch live chat
Visit our FAQs page

Find answers to some commonly
asked questions.

See our FAQs