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  • Thursday 28 May 2015

    Choice to stay at home and end of life care for people with dementia

    Are you a family member, friend or relative of a person with dementia who died in the previous two years? 

    Researchers from the University of Sydney and Southern Cross University would like your feedback about end of life care issues for your relative or friend with dementia.

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  • Thursday 14 May 2015

    Record Government aid cuts - Australia one of most unfair nations

    In this week's federal budget, the Government confirmed it will be implementing the biggest cut to Australian aid in the program’s history. At a time when we in the Baptist Church have seen the generosity of the Australian people in their response to the devastation that has struck Nepal and Vanuatu over the last month, the government has brought our aid budget to an historic low; officially making Australia the least generous it has been in our recorded history of aid giving.

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  • Thursday 14 May 2015

    This Federal Budget: Is it fair? Is it honest? Is it sustainable?

    Baptist Care Australia is judging this Federal Budget against three criteria: its fairness, its honesty and its sustainability.

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  • Thursday 14 May 2015

    Budget bonanza continues for corrupt states to lock up asylum seekers

    Speaking from Treasury after being released from the lock-up, Executive Officer Misha Coleman said that “the boats still haven’t stopped, but money keeps pouring down the sink for offshore detention. With images today of 8000 people sweltering in misery in boats in the Malacca Straits, how long can we continue the politics of deterrence, with a price tag of $811 million/year`”.

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  • Monday 11 May 2015

    The Federal Budget must restore trust and fairness

    Baptist Care Australia says Budget must have a just ethical framework

    “Baptist Care Australia will scrutinise this year’s Budget to see whether it has overcome the legacy of unfairness created by last year’s ill-considered Budget changes,” Baptist Care Australia Executive Director Carolyn Kelshaw said ahead of Tuesday’s Budget.

    Baptist Care Australia will judge this week’s Federal Budget for its fairness, its honesty and its sustainability.

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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.