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Rising rates of child poverty loom in wake of pandemic

As the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to impact communities, the number of children and families living in poverty is set to escalate. “Too many children and families in Australia are at risk of living in poverty and…

A budget of hope – but not for all

UnitingCare Australia commends the Government’s commitment to creating jobs and the unprecedented recovery efforts in tonight’s budget. Yet, despite record spending and investment, millions of Australians are still at risk of deepening disadvantage. “We are disappointed that the Government has…

It’s time for everybody in Australia to have a home

In a joint letter to the Prime Minister, coordinated by the Everybody’s Home campaign, UnitingCare Australia has joined more than 300 organisations to call for significant Commonwealth investment in social housing.    Dear Prime Minister, It’s time for every Australian to…