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  • Tuesday 18 April 2017

    Housing affordability debate runs into cul de sac

    The Government’s efforts to develop a policy on housing affordability opened renewed divisions within the Turnbull Government in the week before Easter.

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  • Tuesday 18 April 2017

    Aged care funding instrument review released soon

    Online aged care publication Australian Aging Agenda has reported that aged care officials say that the review into the Aged Care Funding Instrument will soon be released.

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  • Tuesday 18 April 2017

    Ombudsman criticises handling of ‘robodebt’ program

    A Commonwealth Ombudsman’s report into Centrelink’s ‘robodebt’ controversy has found that Centrelink’s behaviour towards welfare recipients it claimed had been overpaid was neither "reasonable" nor “fair".

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  • Tuesday 18 April 2017

    Family tax benefit rates frozen

    Family tax benefit rates and several other government benefits including parental payments will be frozen from 1 July as part of the deal which saw the Government’s childcare changes pass parliament.

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  • Wednesday 19 April 2017

    Conference Registrations are now open!

    Join us 7-9 June in Brisbane for Baptist Care Australia's 2017 Conference - Competing with Purpose.

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  • Monday 27 March 2017

    Media Release

    Baptist leaders call for greater action on violence against women

    More than 30 Baptist leaders from around Australia are in Canberra this week calling for action to stem the rising tide of violence against women.

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  • Wednesday 22 March 2017

    Commencement

    My first six weeks and what led me here

    Blog post: It’s been six weeks since I started as Executive Director of Baptist Care Australia, and a bit longer since I made the move from Sydney to my new home in Canberra. It’s been exciting and daunting and fascinating all at once.

     

     

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  • Wednesday 22 February 2017

    Media Release

    New Executive Director sees opportunity in changing landscape

    Marcia Balzer the newly-appointed Executive Director for the peak body representing Baptist community service organisations is optimistic about the opportunities for faith-based services within Australia's constantly changing political and cultural landscape.

     

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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.