Media Releases

UnitingCare Australia’s National Director Claerwen Little says despite some constructive measures the 2017 Federal Budget needed to do more for the most vulnerable Australians.

UnitingCare Australia has welcomed moves by the Turnbull Government to crackdown on betting advertising during live sporting coverage as part of a package of media reforms launched on the weekend.

The UnitingCare Australia Aged Care Network has welcomed yesterday’s release of the report: Alternative Aged Care Assessment, Classification System and Funding Models and the announcement by Minister Ken Wyatt of further consultation to determine the best way forward for funding aged care in Australia. 

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has used his annual Easter message to pray for Christian churches in the Middle East and for greater compassion in Australia for those displaced by war and conflict.

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has asked Church members to lend their support to UCA appeals for communities suffering in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie.

UnitingCare Australia has today welcomed an announcement by Federal Minister for Women and Employment, Senator Michaelia Cash, of a $10million commitment over three years to a new ‘Launch into Work’ program.

To 40 and Beyond - A Message from President Stuart McMillan

2017 is a special year for the Uniting Church in Australia. Together we mark 40 years since church union.

Claerwen Little says her key focus as the new National Director will be to ensure that UnitingCare Australia is a strong and respected voice in Canberra and across the nation achieving change for those who are most vulnerable.

The Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) contains a mixed bag of measures, UnitingCare Australia’s Acting National Director Martin J. Cowling said today.

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.