Thursday, 06 April 2017 14:04

Connecting 06 April 2017

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

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Introduction

  • Childcare Package and Omnibus Bill
  • Meeting with Minister for Social Services Christian Porter
  • First National Committee meeting for 2017
  • Richard Hearn endorsed as new Chair of the Aged Care Network
  • Welcoming Amanda Hunt, new UnitingCare West CEO, farewelling retiring CEO Sue Ash AO
  • Ministry and Mission Network
  • Farewell Penny Farnsworth and Winnie Lau

Disability Forum explores responses to NDIS

  • 23 March meeting of Disability Working Group

Ongoing engagement with aged care reforms

National road show for the National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children (2009-2020) Third Action Plan

National Youth Week

Uniting Church asks members to support flood appeals

UnitingCare Queensland given green light for Newpin pilot

Wesley Mission Queensland mentoring aged care expertise in China

Top award for dedication to cultural diversity in aged care

Standing firm against racial discrimination

National Families Week - free resources on offer

UnitingCare ReGen speaks out on media coverage of drug use

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

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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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