Friday, 14 August 2009 15:05

Inquiry into Homelessness Legislation

The UnitingCare network is one of the largest providers of community services in Australia providing services to more than 2 million Australians each year, employing 35,000 staff and 24,000 volunteers nationally. It provides services to children, young people and families, people with disabilities, and older Australians, in urban, rural and remote communities.

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Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:07

Connecting 11 May 2017

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • the Federal Budget 2017-18
  • visit from Bill Crews

Aged care update

  • Aged Care Network teleconference
  • establishment of two working groups
  • submissions
  • review of aged care quality regulatory process announced
  • National Office seeking residential aged care specialist

Mapping homelessness services across our national network

UnitingCare Australia welcomes crackdown on television gambling advertising

Queensland's first social impact bond formally launched

Order of Australia medal for former Burnside resident and carer

Uniting Church calls for greater transparency on modern slavery

What welfare blow-out? ACOSS publishes social security snapshot

New video encourages greater inclusion of LGBTI communities in aged care

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

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Thursday, 09 March 2017 14:37

Connecting 9 February 2017

A fortnighly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little

To read the issue, go here.

Introduction

  • Welcome
  • Brief biography of Claerwen Little, and her early piorities as National Director

25th Christmas Appeal best yet!

Australia Day Honours for two of our finest

UnitingCare Australia makes pre-Budget submission

Petition for funding and national strategy dealing with homelessness

UnitingCare ReGen speaks out on Melbourne homelessness

2017 marks Uniting Church's 40th anniversary

Elenie Poulos leaves UnitingJustice

Leaders with a disability showing the way on NDIS in Queensland

Uniting Church Disaster Recovery Program

Aged Care Network meeting in March

Disability Forum announced for March

Report on Government Services available online

Calendar

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Social impact investing is an emerging market in Australia, but increased awareness of social impact investing has attracted interest across a number of sectors.

Published in Submissions
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 10:53

Connecting 17 (15 December 2016)

A fortnightly newsletter from Acting National Director Martin J. Cowling

To read the issue, go here.

Introduction

  • Christmas Appeal on track to raise over $1 million
  • Farewell
  • A message from Peter Bicknell
  • Next issue

Government announces changes to aged care funding arrangements

Treasurer agrees to move on affordable housing

  • National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) extended
  • Persistence pays off for homeless in Wyndham

Productivity Commission Inquiry on Competition Policy continues

Try, Test and Learn Fund up and running

'Lead the change' - the 2016 NDS meeting

Calendar

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 10:28

Connecting 15 (17 November 2016)

A fortnightly newsletter from Acting National Director Martin J. Cowling

To read the issue, go here.

Introduction

  • National Committee meeting
  • Wayside Chapel book
  • ... and farewell from me

Christmas Appeal well on way to target

Consumers, equity and choice first for aged care funding principles

ALP Community Sector Partnership Initiative

Submission to PaTH inquiry

Congratulations on Victoria's response to homlessness

Disability Service Principles formally adopted

Refugees deserve our compassion not a life sentence

We support Government Redress scheme

Launch of the Family Matters Report

Stop press! New dates for Leaders Forum

National Disability Awards

CENTSable website survey

Calendar

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UnitingCare Australia has today welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of the extension of the Transitional National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) until June 2018 but says a more comprehensive, long term response strategy is required to address homelessness.

Published in Media Releases

UnitingCare Australia has today congratulated the Victorian Government on its $109 million plan to respond to homelessness released on the weekend.

Published in Media Releases
Thursday, 22 September 2016 10:00

Connecting 11 (22 September 2016)

A fortnightly newsletter from Acting National Director Martin J. Cowling

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Introduction

Uniting aged care facility wins major award

Australian Priority Investment Approach to Welfare

Political engagement continues on aged care funding

Join us at UnitingCare's Housing Forum on 27 October

Brisbane launch of Women and Employment Demonstration Project

Workplace Equality and Respect Project

Plans for Christams Appeal advancing

Calendar

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Friday, 04 November 2016 09:01

Connecting 14 (3 November 2016)

A fortnightly newsletter from Acting National Director Martin J. Cowling

To read the issue, go here.

Introduction

  • In Depth Magazine launched
  • Slanted reporting serves no one
  • Canberra's early morning hero passes away
  • Gordon Ramsay becomes ACT minister
  • Meeting with members of UAE government

Christmas Appeal launches this week!

UnitingCare Australia redoubles efforts to address housing and homelessness

Participants graduate from Women and Employment Demonstration Project in Queensland

Aged care

  • Meeting with Minister Ken Wyatt
  • Uniting AgeWell breaks new ground

Claerwen Little 'Boss of the Year'

Children, Young People and Families Network meeting

Advocate for homeless wins Individual Anti-Poverty Award for 2016

New book on Flynn - founder of Royal Flying Doctor Service

DSS calls for feedback on discussion paper

Calendar

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