Over 150 congregations of sisters, brothers and religious priests are members of CRA. They are involved in a diverse range of ministries including contemplative life, education both school and tertiary, environmental work, formation, chaplaincy, aged care and healthcare, professional standards and child protection, media, publishing and the arts, overseas missions, parish work, prison and judicial ministries, with refugees and asylum seekers, human trafficking, social services, spiritual direction and retreats, indigenous Australians, pastoral care and community work.