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  • Date published: Thursday 18 January 2018

    Category(ies): News

    Hello, farewell!

    The New Year brings both arrivals and departures to the Baptist Care Australia family - a new CEO for SA, new Board chairs, and farewells to executive leaders. Read more

  • Date published: Thursday 18 January 2018

    Category(ies): News

    Baptcare applauds kinship care changes in Victoria

    The Victorian Government has announced a new model for kinship care for children in out-of-home care after Baptcare research and advocacy highlighting serious problems with previous arrangements. Read more

  • Date published: Monday 11 December 2017

    Category(ies): Comment

    What just happened?

    One year ends and another begins. As I write this, I feel both extraordinarily thankful for this year, and full of hope for what’s ahead. It’s time to take a breath, take stock of what 2017 has brought, and reflect on our hopes for the future. Read more

  • Date published: Friday 8 December 2017

    Category(ies): News

    Vibrant charities sector on alert

    This week saw the launch of the annual Australian Charities Report, along with two announcements that have alarmed the sector about the Government’s future intentions. Read more

  • Date published: Friday 8 December 2017

    Category(ies): News

    Family law changes introduced in Parliament

    The Government has introduced into parliament two bills changing the Family Law Act to implement policy announcements included in the 2017 Budget. Read more

  • Date published: Friday 8 December 2017

    Category(ies): News

    Government guarantees community housing finance

    Michael Sukkar, Assistant Minister to the Treasurer with responsibility for housing has announced the details of how the Government’s promised housing bond aggregator will work. Read more

  • Date published: Friday 8 December 2017

    Category(ies): News

    Domestic violence orders to be enforceable interstate

    Federal and state governments have agreed that domestic violence orders issued in any state or territory will now be automatically recognised and enforceable nationally. Read more

  • Date published: Friday 8 December 2017

    Category(ies): News

    Aged Care Diversity Framework announced

    The Federal Government has published its Aged Care Diversity Framework aimed at ensuring that community diversity is recognised in care service design and delivery. Read more

  • Date published: Friday 8 December 2017

    Category(ies): News

    Second home care packages report released

    Today the Department of Health released data for home care packages for the period 1 July to 30 September 2017. Read more

  • Date published: Friday 8 December 2017

    Category(ies): News

    Inquiry recommends a national compensation scheme

    The Parliament’s Inquiry into Establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia has tabled its report. The recommendations include a national compensation scheme to help support victims. Read more

  • Date published: Friday 8 December 2017

    Category(ies): News

    Drug testing dropped by Government to get changes through

    The Federal Government has dropped its controversial plan to drug test welfare recipients in order to get the remainder of its welfare reforms through the Senate. Read more

  • Date published: Tuesday 17 October 2017

    Category(ies): Media release

    Poverty – it’s everybody’s problem

    National peak body Baptist Care Australia has chosen Anti-Poverty Week to warn Australians of the risk of ignoring our current poverty crisis and calls for action to end child poverty. Read more