Australia’s aged care workers are on the frontline every day protecting vulnerable older people from coronavirus which is why for this year’s Aged Care Employee Day on 7 August aged care leaders are calling on Australians to say ‘thank you’
The Morrison Government’s announcement of a $200 per week payment for individuals on income support who have lost more than eight hours a week of work will provide welcome relief.
On 4 August communities across Australia will mark National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day – a day to celebrate First Nations children and their right to grow up strong in culture and spirit. The Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC), UnitingCare Australia and Uniting Church in Australia Assembly have joined this celebration …
UnitingCare Australia is calling on the Morrison Government to prioritise all vulnerable people in the accelerated vaccine rollout. “We welcome the announcement today that pharmacists will join the fight to vaccinate Australians. UnitingCare Australia has been calling on the Government to accelerate their involvement and highlighted the valuable contribution pharmacists can make”, said National Director, …
UnitingCare Australia welcomes the Morrison Government’s announcement of an additional $8.9 million in funding for Emergency and Food Relief providers in Greater Sydney and across Victoria
Aged care providers and the union movement have united to reject the current blame shifting on vaccination, saying it is government failures that have caused low vaccination rates, not workers. Providers and unions have been calling for fast action on vaccinating workers within the high-risk sector for at least six months, however the government’s aged …
UnitingCare Australia welcomes the Morrison Government’s Budget tonight, acknowledging the historic investment across aged care, mental health, safety, training and jobs.
THE aged care sector today welcomed the Australian Government’s formal response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, which includes a record funding increase of $17.7 billion over the next four years.
UnitingCare Australia is calling on the Morrison Government to use the Federal Budget to deliver for all Australians.
The leaders of major faith-based charities have come together against changes that would target charities. The changes will mean that charities could be targeted and shut down for subjective reasons.