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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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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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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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Wesley Mission Victoria asks you to be amazing for a child in foster care

VICTORIA has an urgent need for foster carers and Wesley Mission Victoria encourages people to invite a vulnerable young person into your home. As a local foster care agency, Wesley provides around-the-clock support and training to carers in the southern … Continue reading

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Harmony Day celebrations in full swing

THE third annual Sri Lankan Harmony Day celebrations were held at Mulgrave Community Centre on 6 March with record numbers attending. The day was organised by the Commission for Mission’s Uniting Through Faiths Unit in partnership with the United Sri … Continue reading

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