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MEDIA RELEASE: New career results in regional award

on September 14, 2017 | Posted by: Uniting

Uniting Wimmera Family Day Care Educator, Collette Okely, has been named a regional winner in the 2017 Excellence in Family Day Care Awards.

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Bringing suicide out of the shadows

on September 11, 2017 | Posted by: Uniting

If you’re concerned that someone you know might be thinking about taking their own life, it’s important to be direct in asking the question, “Are you thinking about suicide?”

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Victorian Disability Awards honour

on August 17, 2017 | Posted by: Uniting

It’s no wonder that Uniting’s hardworking Pathways 2 Employment team took out the Excellence in Employment Outcomes award at the recent Victorian Disability Awards – an honour that Community Relations Manager, Vicki Walsh, says is so well deserved.

 

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Spotlight on Melbourne’s ‘hidden homeless’

on August 7, 2017 | Posted by: Uniting

In Melbourne’s eastern suburbs more than 13,000 people sought the assistance of homelessness and crisis services last year.

Many of them were Melbourne’s ‘hidden homeless’, people who live temporarily with others but aren’t guaranteed permanent, private and secure housing.

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Medically Supervised Injecting Centres (MSICs)

on June 27, 2017 | Posted by: Uniting

Uniting is developing a resolution on Medically Supervised Injecting Centres (MSICs) for the Uniting Church in Victoria and Tasmania, following a request from Moderator Rev Sharon Hollis and General Secretary Rev Dr Mark Lawrence.

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UnitingCare Australia Calls for Nationally Consistent Approach to Elder Abuse

on June 27, 2017 | Posted by: Uniting

The nation’s largest provider of aged care services has supported the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (ALRC) call for a national approach to combatting elder abuse in its Elder Abuse – A National Legal Response recently released.

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The Uniting Church celebrates 40 years

on June 27, 2017 | Posted by: Uniting

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the formation of the Uniting Church in Australia.

The Church came into being on 22 June 1977, after three denominations – Congregational Union in Australia, the Methodist Church of Australasia, and the Presbyterian Church of Australia – joined together.

 

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