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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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New UnitingCare research confirms funding for asylum seeker services is inadequate

Recent research conducted by UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania Unit (UCVT) identified asylum seekers living in the community as a major community group at serious risk of disadvantage, isolation and marginalisation.    The report provides in particular a summary of the emergency … Continue reading

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New national foundation to prevent violence against women

A new national foundation has been created to engage and raise awareness in the community on the prevention of violence against women and their children. Federal Minister for the Status of Women Julie Collins and Victorian Minister for Community Services … Continue reading

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Send progressive ideas to Canberra

‘Progressive thinkers present big ideas for Australia’s future beyond the 2013 election. The Centre for Policy Development’s 2013 book, Pushing Our Luck, puts forward compelling, plain-English solutions to the problems and opportunities awaiting Australia’s next government. The book presents big ideas … Continue reading

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ANTaR resources to achieve ‘Equal Rights, Respect and National Reconciliation’

ANTaR Vic is a not-for profit community organisation dedicated to achieving equal rights and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.   ANTaR is largely run by volunteers and paid for by its members and supporters. With over 400 … Continue reading

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UnitingCare Community Options: more funding for NDIS needed

    UnitingCare Community Options (UCCO) has welcomed last week’s federal budget commitment to a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) but says much more is needed to ensure people with disabilities are ready for the transition. UCCO’s Chief Executive and … Continue reading

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ENews is UnitingCare Australia’s weekly update on national advocacy, government relations and media activity, policy and research. It also includes stories from the national UnitingCare network of over 1,300 sites where 35,000 staff and 24,000 volunteers provide social services to … Continue reading

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Are you passionate about policy and research?

If so, take a last look back into the past year. The ten most viewed research reports on Australian Policy Online in 2011 (based on number of page views) were: 1. Closing the gap – Prime Minister’s report 2011; 2. … Continue reading

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