Tuesday, 27 June 2017 14:28

Connecting 22 June 2017

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

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Introduction

  • 40th anniversary celebrations

Farewell and thank you Peter Bicknell

National Approach to combat elder abuse

Aged Care Network leading and innovating

  • Vaughan Harding wins award
  • Uniting AgeWell, Victoria part of multi-million dollar research project
  • Blue Care on track to open state-of-the-art rehab centre
  • Uniting Caroona Jarman uses specially designed mannequin to train students

Aged Care Diversity Framework Submission

Disability Working Group Update

Anti-Poverty Week

Recent sumbissions and media releases

Calendar

 

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Thursday, 08 June 2017 09:36

Connecting 8 June 2017

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

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Introduction

  • proposed trial of random drug testing for Newstart and Youth Allowance recipients
  • visit from Uniting in NSW.ACT's Advocate for Aboriginal People Ray McMinn
  • UnitingCare Queensland CEO Anne Cross moving on

Letter to PM on proposed Royal Commission into violence against people with a disability

Research and evaluation

Aged care update

  • first meetings of aged care workgroups
  • My Aged Care website launched

UnitingCare network at forefront of community and business partnerships

Wesley Mission Queensland hosts Shadow Minister for Ageing

Breaking the fast

Queensland synod marks 40th anniversary

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

 

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Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:07

Connecting 11 May 2017

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

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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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Tuesday, 02 May 2017 10:19

Connecting 27 April 2017

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

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Introduction

  • Federal Budget 2017
  • Alternative Aged Care Assessment, Classification System and Funding Models
  • Single Aged Care Quality Standards

Research and evaluation teleconference

Target working with UnitingCare to help bring relief to disaster victims

Uniting Church plans 40 days of prayer leading up to 40th anniversary

Rental Affordability Snapshot released today

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

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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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