Media Releases

A win for unpaid carers

22 Aug 2019

The Benevolent Society is today pleased to announce its successful tender, in partnership with Your Side, to deliver the Commonwealth Government’s Integrated Carer Support Service (ICSS) Regional Delivery Partner program in Metropolitan Sydney.

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FREE Bubs and Tots Playgroups at Bentley Park and Gordonvale

6 Aug 2019

Hosted by The Benevolent Society’s Cairns Early Years Centre and Gordonvale Early Years Centre

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FREE Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Yarn and Craft Group

6 Aug 2019

Hosted by The Benevolent Society’s Cairns Early Years Centre

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Adoption Connections Meeting in Batemans Bay

16 Jul 2019

The Benevolent Society’s Post Adoption Resource Centre (PARC) will host an Adoption Connections meeting in Batemans Bay on Tuesday 20 August from 6.00pm-8.30pm to provide information and support for local people affected by adoption.

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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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