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In the Media

Volunteering role adding up for Iranian migrant Elham, Geelong Indy, May 12 2016               Alarm over Craigieburn mortgage debt, Northern Star Weekly, April 18 2016                   … Continue reading

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Saying thanks to our volunteers

UNITINGCARE Victoria and Tasmania agencies marked National Volunteer Week earlier this month by thanking volunteers for their dedication in delivering services throughout local communities. The week ran from May 9-15 with the theme Give Happy, Live Happy to celebrate and … Continue reading

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Wesley welcomes social spend in Victorian budget

WESLEY Mission Victoria has welcomed the Andrews’ Government’s large and much-needed commitment to supporting vulnerable children and young people in the 2016 budget. “The $168 million commitment, as part of the Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence, … Continue reading

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Lin Hatfield Dodds says goodbye

UNITINGCARE Australia’s National Director Lin Hatfield Dodds who has headed up the organisation since 2002 has decided to move on. Lin has been appointed to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet as the Deputy Secretary, Social Policy. During her … Continue reading

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UCVT website goes live

UNITINGCARE Victoria and Tasmania has recently launched its very first stand-alone website as part of its strategy to be part of the digital revolution. The website is a comprehensive site with up to date information to gives users an understanding … Continue reading

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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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Garden project a blooming good idea

UNITINGCARE Tasmania and the Brighton Council, in the state’s south, have joined forces to educate struggling families on the nutritional benefits of fresh food as well as help them develop the skills to grow their own produce. The innovative partnership … 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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