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The Benevolent Society, operating since 1813, provides integrated support services to children, young people and families, older Australians, people with disability and carers. It has more than 1,000 people-first practitioners working to help people live their life, their way. As one of Australia’s first charitable organisations, The Benevolent Society has pioneered positive social change and uses its practice wisdom to advocate for a just, caring society.

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The Benevolent Society’s response to adoption recommendation for out-of-home children

8 Dec 2020

Statement attributable to: Leith Sterling, Executive Director, Child & Family, The Benevolent Society

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Alliance calls for more action to help Aussie children during economic recovery and beyond

26 May 2020

The national Every Child campaign is calling on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to better prioritise the needs of children as part of Australia’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Carer Gateway launches new support services for carers

11 May 2020

The Benevolent Society to deliver metropolitan Sydney services

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