Category Archives: Sector News

ReGen wins Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

UNITINGCARE ReGen was recently awarded the 2015 Victorian Healthcare award in the category of ‘Improving health, safety and wellbeing’. The annual Victorian Healthcare Awards recognise innovative community health programs and organisations. The award’s categories cover a diverse range of community health areas … Continue reading

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Farewell Simon

Uniting Church Synod Accountant Simon Taylor has decided to move on after almost three years with our organisation. Simon has been a financial guru with the UCVT Network since September 2012 to improve the flow of information from the agencies … Continue reading

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UnitingCare welcomes new Communications Officer

We are excited to announce to the UnitingCare team Sofi Lawson who comes to us with experience in both corporate communications and journalism. After spending most of her career as a print and television Journalist, she decided to transition into … Continue reading

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Share Winter Appeal for families in crisis

The annual Share Winter Appeal has now been launched.  The appeal raises vital funds for UnitingCare and Uniting Church emergency relief programs along with projects that tackle underlying structural causes of disadvantage and are preventative in nature.  The grant applications … Continue reading

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UnitingCare set to update its image

UnitingCare representatives from Victoria and Tasmania met earlier this month to participate in a workshop for the National Branding Project. Twenty people from eighteen agencies were eager to provide valuable insights into the benefits of achieving a strong national brand. … Continue reading

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Asylum Seeker programs continue to be a welcoming service

As we celebrate Refugee Week, 14 – 20 June, we take a look at one of the strongest services provided within our network. Lentara UnitingCare Asylum Seeker Programs encompass the Asylum Seeker Welcome Centre and the Asylum Seeker Project. Asylum … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Saved The Frogs

Mother of two Kelly Mrocki is a staff member of the UCVT Early years Cluster at Glen Iris Kindergarten. She recently published a children’s book titled ‘The Girl Who Saved The Frogs’ for her daughter Charlie who has done so … Continue reading

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Caring for People and the Earth

April 22 is International Mother Earth Day and therefore this issue of Director’s Update is looking at the innovative projects undertaken at Kildonan UnitingCare’s PepperTree Place, in Coburg. According to Kildonan UnitingCare CEO Stella Avramopoulos, the connection between caring for … Continue reading

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