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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.
9 Nov 2018
The Benevolent Society calls on the NSW Government to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past by stopping the proposed reforms to make it quicker and easier to adopt children from out-of-home-care.
7 Nov 2018
Event marking anniversary of the Queensland Government's apology for forced adoption policies and practices.
23 Oct 2018
A group representing Australia’s largest disability service providers has formed a new alliance to advocate for solutions to problems in the NDIS and improve services and lives for NDIS participants and their families.
15 Oct 2018
Rural Youth Mental Health outreach program launched to support youth in rural Western NSW.
9 Oct 2018
This month, Australia’s first Social Benefit Bond matures, as announced by The Benevolent Society – Australia’s first charity.
19 Sep 2018
The Benevolent Society welcomes the announcement made by the Prime Minister last weekend of a Royal Commission into the Aged Care sector in Australia.
3 Sep 2018
This National Child Protection Week, ReachOut Australia and The Benevolent Society are pleased to share the honour of receiving this year’s National Play Your Part Award by the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN).
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