We helped 1184 women and children in 2018/2019
Women and children kept safe from violence
Women over 45 needed support
Children were aged under two
Women registered for employment support
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Our joint statement on potential harm and distress from Religious Discrimination Bill
'We do not support the Religious Discrimination Bill as it currently stands, as we do not believe it will benefit the Australian community.' We've spoken out about the harm that the Bill could cause.Read More
Our CEO Jocelyn Bignold receives OAM
'This award is really about everything McAuley has achieved, and everything we have dreamed of together to make the lives of women and children safer and better,' says Jocelyn after being awarded an Order of Australia medal.Read More
‘Cold and scary’: our submission on homelessness
‘You are tired all the time, trying to figure out where to go next, how to get through the next day.' Women gave a powerful perspective on what it's like to be homeless, for our submission to the Victorian Parliament.
McAuley speaks out on Religious Discrimination Bill
Together with Uniting Vic. Tas and Anglicare Vic, McAuley has expressed concern about the proposed Religious Discrimination Bill. We believe the Bill may allow faith-based organisations to cause harm.Read More
McAuley House model wins Excellence Award
We were delighted that McAuley House's integrated support model was recently recognised. We took out an Excellence award for ending homelessness in adults.Read More
“I always feel great after volunteering”
Once a week Catherine, one of our fabulous volunteers, tutors three children whose education has been disrupted by family violence. She loves the personal connections - and says she gets back more than she gives.Read More
Annual report 2018-2019 now available
Our annual report, covering highlights of a year in which we supported more than 1100 women and children, is now available.Read More
Value of McAuley’s work confirmed by Deloitte
McAuley has launched two reports from Deloitte Access Economics analysing the value of our work and longer-term benefits for women supported.