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Uniting Church backs pay rise for aged care workers

At its meeting on the weekend, the national Assembly of the Uniting Church has strongly supported a wage rise for aged care workers, as recommended by the Royal Commission into Aged Care.  “Justice is at the heart of the Christian…

Major Church Providers Open Letter to all Federal Candidates

Australia’s major Church providers have come together ahead of the upcoming election to call on all parties and candidates to commit to policies that will make a real difference in the lives of the most vulnerable. Our hope is that…

UnitingCare Australia welcomes Labor’s aged care commitment

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the major commitment from the Australian Labor Party to fully fund a wage increase for aged care workers and support a sustainable, world class aged care system. UnitingCare Australia National Director Claerwen Little said that aged care…

Cost of living pressures to determine Australian election outcome

Stagnant wages have robbed Australians of between $270-$680 a fortnight in lost income over the past 10 years, underscoring the current cost-of-living crisis facing many Australians, according to analysis by UnitingCare Australia. Launching its 2022 Australian Election Policy Platform, UnitingCare…