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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 welcomes Christine Feldmanis and Nancy Milne OAM to its board of directors

16 Mar 2021

The Benevolent Society today announced the appointments of Christine Feldmanis and Nancy Milne OAM to its board of directors.

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The Benevolent Society announces new board appointment

7 Dec 2020

Australia’s first charity The Benevolent Society has appointed Leonie Jackson to its Board of Directors.

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

9 Jun 2020

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

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