As communities across Australia mark National Close the Gap Day, leaders of the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC), the Uniting Church and UnitingCare Australia have come together to call for enduring reforms to support self-determination and tangible outcomes for First Peoples.
UnitingCare Australia welcomes the release of the historic Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s final report and commends the Morrison Government’s commitment to putting older Australians at the centre of reforms.
TODAY’s release of the Royal Commission report into Aged Care Quality and Safety is a critical watershed moment in Australia’s quest for a fair and just system that gives older people the care and choice they need and deserve, according to the nation’s aged care providers.
Anglicare Australia and UnitingCare Australia have come together to condemn the Government’s announcement on the JobSeeker payment, which has come after months of uncertainty.
Anglicare Australia and UnitingCare Australia are urging the Government to raise the rate of JobSeeker payments for good.
“As we start the parliamentary year, UnitingCare Australia calls on all Parliamentarians to remember their responsibility to think of those most in need. As we navigate important policy decisions, it is incumbent upon all members to consider those in our community who most need our support” said National Director, Claerwen Little.
The Morrison Government’s latest investment in aged care is another step in the right direction, with the announcement of a further $1billion funding in MYEFO.
UnitingCare Australia joins Anglicare Australia, Catholic Social Services Austalia, and the Salvation Army in again calling for a permanent increase to the rate of JobSeeker.
The Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) and UnitingCare Australia are urging the Senate to oppose legislation to expand the cashless debit card, saying the scheme will only further entrench disempowerment and disadvantage among those on low incomes.
A national organisation has officially launched today, recognising the growing problem of loneliness in our community and starting a national campaign to bring people together. The coalition group – Ending Loneliness Together – has released a landmark whitepaper which delivered recommendations across multiple sectors to drive a national approach …