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Free school holiday fun hosted by The Benevolent Society

12 Jun 2019

Acacia Ridge Early Years Centre Community Connections And Collaboration Event: 4 July 2019

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The Benevolent Society is making changes to its delivery of services to people with disability

6 May 2019

The Benevolent Society – Australia’s oldest charity – today announced it is making changes to its approach to providing services to people with disability in NSW and the ACT. We are ensuring that our staffing levels and property footprint meet community demand and are financially sustainable under the NDIS.

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Fix Pension Poverty Campaign's Pensioner Dental Plan to be supported

29 Apr 2019

The Benevolent Society welcomes the Australian Labor Party’s promise to introduce the Pensioner Dental Plan if elected, and calls on Scott Morrison to match the plan to demonstrate his Party’s commitment to older Australians.

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Adoption Connections Meeting in Cairns: 15 June 2019

24 Apr 2019

The Benevolent Society’s Post Adoption Support Queensland (PASQ) team will host an Adoption Connections meeting in Cairns on Saturday 15 June 2019 from 10.30am-1.30pm to provide information and support for local people affected by adoption.

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Adoption Connections Meeting in Griffith: 21 May 2019

23 Apr 2019

The Benevolent Society’s Post Adoption Resource Centre (PARC) will host an Adoption Connections meeting in Griffith NSW on Tuesday 21 May from 6.00pm-8.30pm to provide information and support for local people affected by adoption.

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Older Australians suffering due to political inaction on Newstart

16 Apr 2019

National Seniors Australia, COTA Australia and The Benevolent Society have issued a joint statement about the importance of Newstart Allowance to older workers.

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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library launches in Browns Plains

15 Apr 2019

Families at Browns Plains are being inspired to encourage reading from an early age, thanks to the launch of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in May.

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Parliamentarians pledge to end ageism

21 Feb 2019

MPs and Senators across the country have been challenged to tackle the complex issue of ageism against older people in Australia during a cross-party morning tea at Parliament House in Canberra today (21 February 2019).

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Adoption Connections Meeting in Parramatta: 5 March 2019

12 Feb 2019

The Benevolent Society’s Post Adoption Resource Centre (PARC) will host an Adoption Connections meeting in Parramatta NSW on Tuesday 5 March from 6.00pm - 8.30pm to provide information and support for local people affected by adoption.

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Cooking for One or Two - Popular program continues to help Australians

4 Feb 2019

Run by The Benevolent Society and funded by the NSW Government, Cooking for One or Two is a popular program that provides older Australians living alone or in a two-person household with the opportunity to learn cooking, shopping and dietary tips and tricks from experts.

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