Healthy Welfare card trial in Ceduna

Sue Tilley, from Uniting Communities’ Paper Tracker project, commented on the ABC’s The World Today on the trial of the Federal Government’s Healthy Welfare card in Ceduna. Read the transcript and listen to the audio.

Australia’s Gambling Crisis (from the Alliance for Gambling Reform)

Australians spend more per person on gambling than any other country in the world – almost double that of New Zealand. Poker machines are a particularly damaging type of gambling, making up $11 billion of Australia’s total gambling losses in clubs and pubs alone. Australians spend more money on gambling than on other activities that… 

World Mental Health Day: Make a mental health promise to yourself

To mark World Mental Health Day today, Lifeline Adelaide, a service of Uniting Communities, has partnered with Mental Health Australia in asking Australians to make a mental health promise to themselves. Uniting Communities’ Chief Executive, Simon Schrapel, has highlighted the importance of the ‘Mental Health Begins with Me’ campaign and encouraged others to share their…