More to abuse than ‘sense of entitlement’

There have been recent discussion about children abusing their parents with expressions of shock and demands for urgent action to support parents. But if we are going to control this problem we are going to work out the root causes of this alarming trend. Please click here for editorial.

Get on with it COAG

Resolving funding allocation to the States and Territories for Health and Education is an absolute priority for the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) when it meets this Friday, 1st April. Please click here for media release.

Uniting Communities backs call for more suicide prevention funding

Lifeline has today launched an online campaign seeking a million signatures calling on the Federal Government to double funding to suicide prevention. The petition follows the release of Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data showing that 2864 people took their own lives in 2014 – almost 8 per day – which is an increase of… 

Uniting Communities to offer better access to justice system through Communication Partner Service

Uniting Communities will be delivering the Communication Partner Service from late June to assist people with a disability who are accessing the court system. Part of the State’s Disability Justice Plan, the service will be run by volunteers who will help victims, witnesses, suspects and defendants to communicate and give evidence in police interviews and…