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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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Connections UnitingCare leads the way to social impact

CONNECTIONS UnitingCare has been awarded ‘Best Newcomer to Social Impact Measurement’ by Social Impact Measurement Network Australia (SIMNA). SIMNA Awards 2016 chose Connections for their work in the development of the Connections Outcomes Framework (COF). The Best Newcomer category recognises … Continue reading

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60 seconds with Michelle Talicuran

Name: Michelle Talicuran Agency: SHARE Role: Supporter Engagement Manager Time working with UnitingCare: 2 weeks Favourite TV program: Homeland Favourite movie: What Dreams May Come What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Gardening If you could have any … 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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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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