Media Releases

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A message from aged care to Australia

Aged care services are working hard to keep older Australians safe – and we need your help Aged care services are at the forefront of saving lives during the coronavirus pandemic, committed staff working harder than ever before to keep…

Enhanced visitation protections are for public health and safety

Almost 1,000 aged care providers and their representatives have endorsed strong requests for support put to the Aged Care Minister and the Chief Medical Officer during a national webinar. Everyone agrees that public safety is the most important thing during…

UnitingCare Australia and Anglicare Australia welcome JobKeeper Changes

Anglicare Australia and UnitingCare Australia have jointly welcomed changes to the government’s historic JobKeeper scheme. The changes, announced this afternoon, will open up the JobKeeper scheme to more charities. “This announcement is good news for thousands of charities across Australia…

We’re at crisis point. Government needs to shut down predatory lenders.

As a member of the Stop the Debt Trap Alliance, UnitingCare Australia has joined more than 30 organisations who have urged the Government to immediately shut down predatory payday lenders during the COVID-19 crisis. The Stop the Debt Trap Alliance comprises financial experts,…

Aged care rescue support package

What we need right now to stay open and keep older people safe The aged care sector is united in proposing a package of urgent measures to keep the 1.3million people in its care and its 360,000 workers safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Many…