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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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Call for Immediate Action to Reform Child Protection for Aboriginal Children

2 Mar 2020

A collective of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal organisations are calling for the NSW government to make a significant commitment in this year’s budget

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The Benevolent Society appoints Josie Kitch to head-up operations in South Australia

18 Feb 2020

Australia’s first charity The Benevolent Society has announced the appointment of Josie Kitch as Director of its South Australia operations.

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Statement from Dr Kirsty Nowlan

10 Feb 2020

The Every Child national alliance urges all governments to act on the recommendations made by Commissioner Mitchell.

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