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29th Annual WJ Craig Lecture and Presentation of Anti-Poverty Awards

LAST month Connections UnitingCare held the 29th Annual WJ Craig Lecture and Presentation of Anti-Poverty Awards. The keynote speaker was Mr Dean McWhirter, Assistant Commissioner, Family Violence Command who spoke about the devastating impacts of family violence on victims and … Continue reading

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An insight into Connections UnitingCare

MORE than 30 people took up the invitation to tour a number of Connections UnitingCare locations in Victoria’s south east last Thursday. Representatives from organisations including UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania, Uniting Church and Monash Health were among those who attended. … Continue reading

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A home with a heart

LENTARA UnitingCare’s Asylum Seeker Housing Project is one of the biggest in the state, currently housing 56 people. However, the demand for accommodation is constantly increasing; men, women, children, infants and families. Our Asylum Seeker Program receives no government funding … Continue reading

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Connections Program Unique in providing care

LEADING community services organisations Connections UnitingCare and MacKillop Family Services have launched a unique Australia-first program in out-of-home care for children under the age of three. With the support of the Phyllis Connor Memorial Trust, ‘Concurrent Care – Breaking down … Continue reading

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Anti-Poverty Award Recipients Announced

Connections UnitingCare have announced the recipients of their unique Anti-Poverty Awards for young Australians to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week. The Anti-Poverty Awards recognise that there are many young people in Australia who are passionately working towards tackling inequality and injustice … Continue reading

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Applications are now open for the 2014 Anti-Poverty Awards

Do you know… A young person who is working towards tackling inequality? A school that is giving its student’s a greater understanding of disadvantage? The Anti-Poverty Awards recognise that there are many young Australians who are passionately working towards tackling … Continue reading

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Online version of the WJ Craig lecture

    Connections UnitingCare has made available an online e-reader version of the 2012 Annual WJ Craig Lecture and Presentation of Anti-Poverty Awards publication. The lecture was delivered by Karen Flanagan AM from Save the Children Australia on Friday 19 … Continue reading

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