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Our CEO Jocelyn Bignold receives OAM

February 10, 2020

'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.

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‘Cold and scary’: our submission on homelessness

February 6, 2020

‘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.

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McAuley speaks out on Religious Discrimination Bill

December 13, 2019

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.

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McAuley House model wins Excellence Award

November 28, 2019

We were delighted that McAuley House's integrated support model was recently recognised. We took out an Excellence award for ending homelessness in adults.

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“I always feel great after volunteering”

November 18, 2019

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.

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Annual report 2018-2019 now available

November 11, 2019

Our annual report, covering highlights of a year in which we supported more than 1100 women and children, is now available.

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Value of McAuley’s work confirmed by Deloitte

October 29, 2019

McAuley has launched two reports from Deloitte Access Economics analysing the value of our work and longer-term benefits for women supported.

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“A good lunch” was actually great!

October 1, 2019

Our flagship fundraising event for 2019, 'A good lunch', raised over $20,000 for our services, but also put the spotlight on the growing problem of older women becoming homeless.

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