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  • Date published: Monday 19 March 2018

    Category(ies): Media release

    Baptist Care Australia is helping to launch the Everybody’s Home housing campaign this week at the National Press Club. Special guests will be attending to bring the voice of experience...

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  • Date published: Wednesday 14 March 2018

    Category(ies): News

    Executive Director Marcia Balzer unveils the new Baptist Care Australia website and digital communications.

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  • Date published: Tuesday 13 March 2018

    Category(ies): News

    Join our keynote speakers Stan Grant, Mariam Veiszadeh and Liz Griffin at the annual get-together of the Baptist Care Australia family 28-30 May in Sydney.

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  • Date published: Wednesday 7 March 2018

    Category(ies): Feature

    Sadly, the hopeful aspirations expressed in the Uluru Statement from the Heart have not been realised. Relations between Indigenous communities and the Australian Government have taken...

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  • Date published: Thursday 22 February 2018

    Category(ies): Media release

    Baptist Care Australia expresses its condolences to grieving families affected by events at Carinity’s Fairfield Grange Community in Queensland that are being reported in current...

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  • Date published: Thursday 18 January 2018

    Category(ies): News

    Baptistcare WA will develop a range of options to create new accommodation alternatives for seniors in Perth’s Rockingham as part of the Challenger Precinct Redevelopment.

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Latest News

  • Date published: Wednesday 5 July 2017

    Category(ies): Comment

    My first Budget

    It's been a good two months now since I experienced the whirlwind that was my first Federal Budget. The Budget’s a pretty big deal in Canberra and I showed up to all sorts of associated events as well as the Budget lockup itself. Read more

  • Date published: Tuesday 9 May 2017

    Category(ies): Media release

    Stability in aged care funding is good news

    The peak body for Baptist aged care organisations, Baptist Care Australia, applauds the government’s decision to maintain stability for aged care funding in the Federal Budget. Read more

  • Date published: Tuesday 9 May 2017

    Category(ies): Media release

    Zombie measures dead at last, but social security far from secure

    The peak body for Baptist community service organisations, Baptist Care Australia, says that the Budget social security measures leave the most vulnerable far from secure. Read more

  • Date published: Tuesday 9 May 2017

    Category(ies): Media release

    Giving with one hand and taking with the other for disadvantaged

    The peak body for Baptist Care community service organisations, Baptist Care Australia, welcomes Budget initiatives to address homelessness, housing, the NDIS and domestic violence, but is very worried about punitive measures being imposed on job seekers and others struggling with disadvantage. Read more

  • Date published: Tuesday 9 May 2017

    Category(ies): Media release

    Good to see Budget measures addressing domestic violence

    The peak body for Baptist community service organisations, Baptist Care Australia, welcomes the government’s Budget announcements supporting people affected by domestic and family violence. Read more

  • Date published: Tuesday 9 May 2017

    Category(ies): Media release

    Budget delivers much-needed funding stability for NDIS

    The peak body for Baptist community service organisations, Baptist Care Australia, congratulates the government for taking on the challenge of ensuring ongoing funding stability for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Read more

  • Date published: Tuesday 9 May 2017

    Category(ies): Media release

    National homelessness funding commitment a great relief but more to do

    The peak body for Baptist community service organisations, Baptist Care Australia, welcomes the Budget commitment to increased funding stability for homeless services. Read more

  • Date published: Tuesday 9 May 2017

    Category(ies): Media release

    Success of social housing measures will rely on clever implementation

    The peak body for Baptist community service organisations, Baptist Care Australia, says the practicalities of implementation will be the key to the success of Budget social housing measures. Read more

  • Date published: Wednesday 26 April 2017

    Category(ies): Comment

    Messengers and messages - reflections on Converge 2017

    “We’re as much the message as the words we say.” This was how one Converge participant from Baptist Care SA summarised the experience of coming to Canberra in March for two days of meetings with federal parliamentarians. Read more

  • Date published: Monday 27 March 2017

    Category(ies): 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. Read more

  • Date published: Wednesday 22 March 2017

    Category(ies): Comment

    Commencement - my first six weeks and what led me here

    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. Read more

  • Date published: Wednesday 22 February 2017

    Category(ies): 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. Read more