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Financial distress levels dip during COVID-19 thanks to support payments

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 24th February 2021 -  Utility bill shock and credit card debt were the leading cause of financial distress during the pandemic  Government measures such as boosts to JobSeeker and JobKeeper meant the

Child Protection Changes to Impact Charities and NFPs

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 17th July 2018 -  Changes to child protection legislation in wake of the child sexual abuse royal commission will impact the way charities and not for profits deal with children and prompt a review

Housing and Homelessness ‘Forgotten and Abandoned’ in Budget

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 9th May 2018 -  Housing and homelessness issues were “forgotten and abandoned” in this year’s federal budget, according to advocates in the social sector.   Treasurer Scott Morrison’s budget

Be a Live-In Mentor

Contributor, Thursday, 17th August 2017 -  Help guide a young person’s journey to independence by joining Anglicare Victoria’s live-in mentor program. When Jason first moved out of home, like many young people, he struggled…

Children in Care Falling Behind Most Benchmarks: Research

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 27th August 2015 -  Children living in foster care and residential care are tracking dramatically behind their peers, according to new research released by Anglicare Victoria. The report,…

Anglicare Issues Child Abuse Apology

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd July 2014 -  Child welfare agency Anglicare Victoria has issued a public apology over claims of abuse of young children in its care, saying it is devastated by the incidents highlighted in the…

Significant Hardships For Young People in Care: Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 27th May 2014 -  Children in care experience dramatically higher incidences of mental and chronic health issues, are more likely to be bullied at school, and are more likely to find it difficult to…

Registry to Remember Lost Homeless

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th March 2014 -  A collaboration of homeless support organisations based in Melbourne has formed a permanent registry of the homeless people who have died while living rough. The registry coincides…


Destitution For Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers Now Turning 18

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th January 2014 -  The plight of unaccompanied minors who sought asylum in Australia and have turned 18 as of  January 1 remains uncertain – unable to work, attend school or even volunteer


Internet access is a human right in Guatemala, why not in Australia?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 1st October 2013 -  But what does it mean to have access to the Internet if you can’t afford to use it, asks Susan Wilson from Anglicare Victoria. In August 2012 the indigenous Mayan village of Santiago…

Internet Access Not for All – Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 1st October 2013 -  New research shows low-income earners in Australia are deprived of vital communications services such as basic internet access. The Australian Communications Consumer Action…


Be Kind to Your Mother: Adolescent Violence on the Rise

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 19th February 2013 -  As Melbourne hosts the first-ever Australian conference on adolescent violence in the home this week, Anglicare Victoria’s General Manager of Policy, Research and Innovation
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