Back from the edge IMAGE Social Services

Back from the edge

September 30, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

In 2005 there was a period when you couldn’t open a newspaper or turn on a television without hearing the name John Brogden. At only 36 he was the leader of the NSW Liberal Party and widely expected to become the next premier of NSW.

Restoration projects benefit from research IMAGE Social Services

Restoration projects benefit from research

August 05, 2019 Darrell Croker

A compelling documentary explicitly exposing the angst and aspirations of birth parents whose children are in foster care debunks the stereotypes attached to such situations. But it also implicitly begs questions around the pressure of those taking on the responsibility.  

Worlds apart IMAGE Aurora

Worlds apart

July 06, 2019 Tanya Russell

I’ve just commenced work with an organisation that supports people from many cultural backgrounds.  I’ve realised that what I thought I knew about particular cultures is so different to what I’m starting to learn through my work. Apart from cultural sensitivity training, how can I ensure I am working in the most respectful way with my clients as well as colleagues?

How 'Before We Say I Do' impacted Andy and Lauren  IMAGE Social Services

How 'Before We Say I Do' impacted Andy and Lauren

April 29, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

Andy and Lauren Rossi are genuine high school sweethearts whose love is obvious and touching.

Taree Community Kitchen celebrates 20,000 meals served IMAGE Social Services

Taree Community Kitchen celebrates 20,000 meals served

April 23, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning recently celebrated 20,000 meals being served by volunteers at their outreach service, the Taree Community Kitchen.

Autism Spectrum Disorders IMAGE Social Services

Autism Spectrum Disorders

April 02, 2019 Tanya Russell

Today is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), marked annually on 2 April and aims to place a spotlight on the unique talents and challenges that people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience.

Are you interested in working to help refugee and asylum seeker families? IMAGE Social Services

Are you interested in working to help refugee and asylum seeker families?

March 28, 2019 Brooke Robinson

An exciting opportunity exists to join the CatholicCare team as a Multicultural Family Support Worker, with a strong focus on assisting individuals and families referred by the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle’s Development and Relief Agency (DARA).

It's right to turn the page - but first you have to read it IMAGE Social Services

It's right to turn the page - but first you have to read it

March 18, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

Felicity (Flic) Ryan is a Wadi Wadi woman, and her mother’s family are freshwater people from the Swan Hill and Moulamein areas of Victoria and New South Wales. Flic’s father is of Scottish background and his family hail from the region below Glasgow in the central lowlands.