Monday 20 June 2016
A national homelessness strategy is a key task for the new Parliament
Baptist Care Australia is calling for all political parties and independents to commit ahead of the Federal Election to a long term strategy to address homeless.
Baptist Care Australia has identified Homelessness and Affordable Housing as one of the key issues that is highlighting during the 2016 Federal Election campaign.
Baptist Care Australia has noted with concern that homelessness has barely rated a mention from the major political parties during the election campaign.
In particular, Baptist Care Australia draws attention to the risk of homeless for children and, during this Refugee Week, for refugees in our country.More
Friday 17 June 2016
We should consider how humane each party’s refugee policy is
Baptist Care Australia’s 2016 National Conference is a particularly appropriate time to reflect on how Australia can provide a more humane and welcoming environment for refugees and asylum seekers.
Baptist Care Australia’s National Conference is being held in Melbourne on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 June 2016.
There are a number of important issues which voters should consider before voting for the Senate and House of Representatives at the forthcoming election. Among them is whether each candidate and party will seek more humane treatment for refugees and asylum seekers.
Baptist Care Australia is highlighting refugees and asylum seekers as one of the key issues voters should consider during the Federal Election campaign and is urging voters to acquaint themselves with the position of each political party and candidate on refugees and asylum seekers before they vote. Read more.More
Monday 2 May 2016
Baptist Care Australia is urging the Government to approach this week’s Federal Budget with a spirit of compassion and generosity to those in the Australian community most in need of Government support.More
Thursday 21 April 2016
Almost three years since the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, Baptist World Aid’s latest fashion report reveals that despite substantial progress, more needs to be done to protect workers.More
Thursday 21 April 2016
A national commission to deal with a fractured and piecemeal approach to eliminating domestic violence is the key recommendation in a landmark report delivered to the federal government on Tuesday.More
Monday 14 March 2016
Australian Baptists are calling on the Federal Government to increase Australia’s humanitarian program to at least 27,000 places per year by 2020; to increase funding for programs to end homelessness; and, to end the cuts to Australian aid.More