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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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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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An up-close connection

On Thursday 21 August, Connections UnitingCare hosted the third “Tour of Connections”, giving 27 key supporters a behind-the-scenes tour of a number of services. Acting Manager Community Relations Kirrilee Torney said participants were taken to Connections UnitingCare Dandenong, Narre Warren … 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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