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  • Thursday 19 May 2016

    Baptist Care Australia post 2016-17 Federal Budget Press Release

    The Budget did not quite lose sight of those in need


    (Distributed to media this morning - other sector commentary may be found at the end)

    If the Government heeded Baptist Care Australia’s pre-budget call to approach the 2016-17 budget with a spirit of compassion and generosity to those in the Australian community most in need of Government support, it did so with an eye on the political consequences.

  • Monday 29 February 2016

    Tax reform: It is reasonable and fair to change superannuation taxes

    Tax reform is a key issue for addressing the revenue side of the social welfare funding equation in Australia.

    We can only create a just society if, as a community and as a nation, we make adequate provision for the poor, the marginalised and those unable to adequately provide for themselves. And as a nation we can only provide for those most in need if we structure our tax system to raise revenue fairly and sustainably – and if we create a national consensus that accepts that the system is fair and sustainable.


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  • Monday 2 May 2016

    The Budget must not lose sight of those in need

    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.

  • Thursday 21 April 2016

    Industry Report: Fashion Brands Failing to Make the Ethical Grade

    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.

  • Thursday 21 April 2016

    National Family Violence Summit report calls for national commission

    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.

  • Monday 14 March 2016

    Baptist Leaders Call for Justice

    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.

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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.