Media Releases

Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) peak aged care bodies have today released a document outlining nine funding model principles to the Federal Government as it seeks to develop an alternative to the existing Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) used to assess care needs among residents.

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Mr Stuart McMillan has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of a national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse in institutions.

In Depth – the Magazine of UnitingCare Australia was launched on Wednesday 2 November.

For 25 years Target and UnitingCare have partnered to brighten the lives of thousands of Australians at Christmas through their annual Christmas Appeal.

A national forum of 40 frontline UnitingCare service providers held in Sydney yesterday has committed to developing a national action plan to work with government to address housing and homelessness in Australia.  

Claerwen Little has been appointed as the new National Director of UnitingCare Australia

UnitingCare Australia has welcomed a motion of disallowance moved by Greens Senator Rachel Siewert in the Federal Parliament yesterday to disallow legislation that will inflict severe cuts to aged care funding.

UnitingCare Australia has welcomed the ALP’s move to seek an independent review of residential aged care funding in the Federal Parliament today.

The Chair of the UnitingCare Aged Care Network, Steve Teulan, today welcomed the appointment of David Tune to lead the Aged Care Legislated Review. 

UnitingCare Australia today welcomed the Government’s announcement of the Try, Test and Learn Fund as its first step to fundamentally reforming the welfare system.