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  • Monday 20 October 2014

    Charities and Community Benefit NGOs – A Major Contributor to Our Ec

    Governments are in danger of thinking charities and community organisations are inefficient non-contributors to our economy and community, claims Rev’d Dr Lucy Morris, CEO of one of Western Australia’s largest charities, Baptistcare Inc. and Chair of Baptist Care Australia.

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  • Monday 13 October 2014

    2.5 million people living in poverty in Australia: new report

    Sunday October 12, 2014

    The Australian Council of Social Service has today released a new report revealing that poverty is growing in Australia with an estimated 2.5 million people or 13.9% of all people living below the internationally accepted poverty line.
     
    The report provides the most up to date picture of poverty in the nation drawing on new data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics Income and Expenditure surveys for 2011-12 and previous years. It finds that 603,000 or 17.7% of all children were living in poverty in Australia.


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  • Monday 13 October 2014

    Peeling back the layers- kinship care in Victoria’

    On Friday 10 October Baptcare officially launched the research paper ‘Peeling back the layers- kinship care in Victoria’ - Complexity in Kinship Care Research Report. 

    The launch was a culmination of many months of work across Family and Community Services and Baptcare’s Research Unit.

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  • Friday 3 October 2014

    Chair/Assoc Prof in Ageing and Practical Theology and Director CAPS

    For those interested in a change of career, a position is open at Charles Sturt University, in partnership with St Mark's Theological College for a newly established position: Wicking Chair/Associate Professor to concurrently lead The Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Studies (CAPS).

     

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  • Monday 22 September 2014

    Baptistcare Trainee Wins ACSA National Award

    Baptistcare employee, Cale Swift was announced as the winner of the Trainee category at the ACSA National Aged Care Awards 2014. Adj Prof John G Kelly, AM, ACSA CEO, said the awards celebrated all that is good in caring for some of Australia's most vulnerable people, the frail elderly.

     

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  • National Disability Services
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Our Mission

Baptist Care Australia is a passionate, innovative, Christian association of Baptist organisations. Our members bring life-enriching care to their clients, residents, their families and communities. Our care for people arises from our belief that God desires wholeness in all aspects of life. Our collective mission is to express Christ’s love as we serve people and includes addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.