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  • Wednesday 29 October 2014

    2015 Conference Dates Set

    The annual BCA Conference is all set to be held in Perth on 7-9 October 2015.  it will be held at the Perth Hyatt Regency, on the banks of the beautiful Swan River. 

     

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  • Thursday 23 October 2014

    Join the BCA Team

    BCA has a vacancy for an Administration and research officer.  We're seeking a person of wisdom, reliability and grace to join our national team and help us achieve our vision.    Reporting to the Executive Director and, this position sets the benchmark for the operations of the Baptist Care Australia (BCA) national office based in Canberra.

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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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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.