Category Archives: Advocacy – Policy and Research

Share Acts of Kindness Gift Catalogue – a gift that keeps on giving

SHARE has just launched its new ‘Acts of Kindness’ catalogue to encourage people to spread kindness with gifts to mark a special occasion. It’s in a bid to encourage people to buy a gift that helps put food on the … Continue reading

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UnitingCare unveils its new vision

UNITINGCARE will create one of the largest community service organisations operating in Victoria and Tasmania under a new single governance structure aimed at strengthening its ability to support people in need throughout the two states. It comes after a decision … Continue reading

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Thousands handed over for Pancake Day

MONEY raised for UnitingCare’s Pancake Day are beginning to trickle in with over $47,000 already pledged for people living in crisis. Financial services AMP were just one of many local businesses that held a Pancake Day event in February in … Continue reading

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60 seconds with Rebecca Young

Name: Rebecca (Bec) Young Role: Share’s Database and Administration Coordinator Time working with Share: I started in June 2015 Favourite TV program: I love watching reality TV shows (sad but true). But l think if l had to name one, it’s … Continue reading

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The UnitingCare Network Project Update

GERRY Mak will complete his six-month secondment as Project Director UnitingCare Network Project on April 13. In coming weeks he will return to UnitingCare LifeAssist as its Chief Executive Officer. The Project Control Group is currently advertising for a Transition and … Continue reading

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Is it possible to end family violence? 

DURING 2012 to 2015 over 187,000 people sought help from specialist homelessness services because of domestic and family violence, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. In 2014, Victoria Police responded to 68,000 incidents of family violence which … Continue reading

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UnitingCare Pancake Day proves to be a roaring success

UNITINGCARE Victorian and Tasmania agencies have rallied behind the 14th annual Pancake Day in a bid to raise more money this year than ever before. The annual UnitingCare is traditionally held on Shrove Tuesday and is a great way to … Continue reading

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A generous donation helps playgroup stay open

UNITINGCARE Werribee Support and Housing Young Parents’ Playgroup will remain open after a couple decided to donate $25,000 to Share in a bid to save the centre from closing its doors. It comes after the Wyndham Council changed its grants … Continue reading

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