In The News

"New Maternity and Child Health Hub Launches in Browns Plains" - kidsonthecoast.com.au

2 May 2018

"The Benevolent Society, Australia’s first and oldest charity, is launching a new maternity hub, aimed at providing services for both pregnant women and families with new babies from communities across the Logan City communities"...

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"Age discrimination pushing out older workers" - mybusiness.com.au

2 May 2018

"Employers are being accused of ageism when it comes to recruiting new staff, with examples of blatant discrimination and ignorance of the skills of older Australians as well as anti-discrimination rules"...

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"Society calls time on pension" - The Senior

1 May 2018

"As more and more elderly Australians find themselves struggling to buy food and pay for housing, medical expenses and power, one of the country’s leading charities says enough is enough"...

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"Ageism is alive and entrenched in Australian workplaces" - seniorau.com.au

1 May 2018

"The Benevolent Society undertook a survey of 1,005 people aged 50 and over from across Australia to determine their views on ageism, discrimination on the basis of age, in the workplace"...

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"Inverell services plan to work together through NDIS roll out" - Moruya Examnier

20 Apr 2018

"As the rollout for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) encourages a competitive environment for service providers, local organisations are keen to continue working collaboratively"...

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"What’s Ageism?" - ProBono

19 Apr 2018

"The importance of advocating against ageism and for people to live the best life they can is the fundamental thrust of The Benevolent Society’s EveryAGE Counts campaign, which is set to launch later this year"...

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