Media Releases

Thursday 22 June marks the 40th anniversary of the formation of the Uniting Church in Australia.

The nation’s largest provider of aged care services has supported the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (ALRC) call for a national approach to combatting elder abuse in its Elder Abuse - A National Legal Response report, released yesterday.

UnitingCare Australia’s National Director Claerwen Little says despite some constructive measures the 2017 Federal Budget needed to do more for the most vulnerable Australians.

UnitingCare Australia has welcomed moves by the Turnbull Government to crackdown on betting advertising during live sporting coverage as part of a package of media reforms launched on the weekend.

The UnitingCare Australia Aged Care Network has welcomed yesterday’s release of the report: Alternative Aged Care Assessment, Classification System and Funding Models and the announcement by Minister Ken Wyatt of further consultation to determine the best way forward for funding aged care in Australia. 

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has used his annual Easter message to pray for Christian churches in the Middle East and for greater compassion in Australia for those displaced by war and conflict.

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has asked Church members to lend their support to UCA appeals for communities suffering in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie.

UnitingCare Australia has today welcomed an announcement by Federal Minister for Women and Employment, Senator Michaelia Cash, of a $10million commitment over three years to a new ‘Launch into Work’ program.

To 40 and Beyond - A Message from President Stuart McMillan

2017 is a special year for the Uniting Church in Australia. Together we mark 40 years since church union.

Claerwen Little says her key focus as the new National Director will be to ensure that UnitingCare Australia is a strong and respected voice in Canberra and across the nation achieving change for those who are most vulnerable.