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Update: how you can help McAuley deal with COVID 19

March 25, 2020

McAuley is an essential service - and the women and children we support are especially vulnerable to the impact of COVID 19.

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Speaking out on family violence and homelessness

March 12, 2020

We have joined forces with other organisations working in the fields of family violence and homelessness to urge stronger actions to address growing issues that are putting women and children at risk.

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Our joint statement on potential harm and distress from Religious Discrimination Bill

February 11, 2020

'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.

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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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