Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:48

Connecting 23 March 2017

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • Farewell to Sue Ash
  • Apology given at Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sex Abuse
  • Publication of For a World Reconciled

UnitingCare Disability Forum, including visits to:

  • lifeAssist
  • UnitingCare Harrison
  • Wesley Fire & Clay

CYPF Network meeting in Canberra

Survey to inform future work of UnitingCare Australia

Changes to Christmas Appeal crew NSW and Queensland

Work soon starts on $80 million 'U City'

Wesley Mission Queensland shines light on reconciliation

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

 

 

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Thursday, 09 March 2017 15:03

Connecting 9 March 2017

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • Aged Care Network meeting
  • Commissioning Ceremony

UnitingCare Australia welcomes $10m in funding for new employment program

Aged Care Network meeting

  • Richard Hearn new chair
  • Elder abuse

Uniting Church at the Royal Commission: Pastoral Statement from Stuart McMillan

Housing and homelessness

UnitingCare Australia submission on social impact investing

Submission made on the Omnibus Savings and Childcare Reform Bill

Register now for UnitingCare Disability Forum 2017

Tender and grant opportunities

Uniting Church asks Federal Government to leave 18C unchanged

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

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Monday, 07 November 2016 16:09

One step closer on redress

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Mr Stuart McMillan has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of a national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse in institutions.

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UnitingCare Australia has welcomed the release today of the terms of reference and names of the commissioners who will lead the work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

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The announcement today by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to establish a national redress scheme if Labor wins office at the next election is welcomed by UnitingCare Australia.

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“Confirmation from the office of Social Services Minister, Christian Porter that a Federal Government response to a national redress scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse is imminent, is welcome news to UnitingCare Australia.” said Lin Hatfield Dodds, National Director of Uniting Care Australia.

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