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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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
22 Jan 2019
The result of generous funding granted to United Way Australia (UWA) by The Courier Mail Children’s Fund, The Benevolent Society’s Early Years Centre is now working in close partnership with the Queensland office of UWA to facilitate the Imagination Library in Beaudesert.
15 Jan 2019
Findings from the Index of Wellbeing for Older Australians (IWOA), commissioned by The Benevolent Society and developed by the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) at the University of Canberra.
3 Dec 2018
Young people bullied online are turning to their parents to help them cope, with some so seriously impacted they are seeking medical and mental health support, with flow on costs to Australian families and the health system.
Australia’s first charity, The Benevolent Society, today welcomed its new Chair Tim Beresford. Tim is currently the Deputy CEO of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and was the former Deputy Chair of The Benevolent Society.
27 Nov 2018
New South Wales Department of Family and Community Service announced continuing support to the Social Benefit Bond program Resilient Families.
In September 2017 we launched the findings from the issue of ageism research project.
Despite our prosperity, the ACOSS Poverty Report found 17 per cent of Australian children are living in poverty.
Australia’s oldest charity has launched the findings from their Research into Ageism Report