Opinion piece: Bushfires a timely reminder to be prepared

As published in The Advertiser’s Boomer lift-out on Monday 20 January. Like me, I’m sure many of you have been watching the bushfire crisis unfold around Australia with a sense of horror and helplessness – and we are only in the middle of the fire season. For those of us living in high risk areas,… 

Submission to ESCoSA on SA Water Regulatory Proposal, 2020-24

Uniting Communities’ main focus in considering the costs of services is impacts on private sector renters, the poorest people in our communities. We conducted an online survey of renters, regarding water and sewerage costs. This is a submission to ESCoSA (Essential Service Commission of SA) regarding the findings and recommendations. Read full submission here. 

Temporary bushfire accommodation available at U City

Uniting Communities is shocked and saddened by the current bushfire crisis, and understands that many people in our community have been affected and displaced. Finding temporary accommodation during this time can be difficult. Uniting Communities is making its U City Accessible Serviced Apartments available at no charge for people requiring temporary accommodation during this devastating…