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