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Proposed Funding Cuts to Aged Care Funding

UnitingCare Australia has issued a press release concerning the impact of more than $2 billion on Federal Government aged care funding cuts on sick older people. The press release provides two case studies showing the effect these cuts will have on sick elderly people who live in aged care facilities.

More information on this issue and more detailed case studies are available here.



A Crucial Inquiry into the Abuse of Young People in Prison

The UCA President, Mr Stuart McMillan, together with the Northern Synod Moderator,
Rev Thresi Mauboy Wohangara and Chairman of the Northern Regional Council of Congress, Rev Djawanydjawany Gondarra have released  a statement concerning the abuse of young people in Territory prisons.

Pukatja Dialysis Fund Launch

In collaboration with the community of Pukatja, the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council (NPYWC) and Ernabella Arts, Western Desert Dialysis are working to raise the first years nurses wages and operational expenses for dialysis in Pukatja (Ernabella).

On Wednesday 22nd June Western Desert Dialysis will be launching the Pukatja Dialysis Fund!

The mission of Western Desert Dialysis, also known as the Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation, is to improve the lives of people with renal failure, reunite families and reduce the incidence

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A Flourishing Society : Federal Election 2016

A Flourishing Society: Your Faith, Your Voice, Your Vote is a resource to help you think about your vote at the 2016 Federal Election. It is an invitation to consider some of the important issues that the Uniting Church and its members have been engaged with through our ministry and advocacy.

The issues covered in the resource deal with humanitarian issues and refugees, Indigenous people and the constitution, climate change, taxation, gambling, aged care, children and young people and disability matters.


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