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How we embrace Aboriginal culture, during NAIDOC Week and everyday

Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! is this year’s NAIDOC Week theme, and there is no shortage of that happening at CatholicCare right now. From young people in our Permanency Support Program showing up to National Reconciliation Week marches to staff in Children’s Services engaging children with bush tucker gardens…

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Celebrating vulnerability this Men’s Health Week

For Peter Lear, who spends his days working with men who use violence, men’s health is more than just physical. As the Program Lead of CatholicCare’s Safer Families Program, Peter hopes Men’s Health Week this year invites conversations that highlight the connection between physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. “What’s good…

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Partnering with The Glen on men’s behaviour change

Men who may have a history of violence but who wish to understand themselves better are taking part in a ground-breaking program delivered by CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay (CCDBB) at The Glen on the Central Coast. The Glen was established by the Ngaimpe Aboriginal Corporation in 1994 and is the only…

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National Families Week – a time to connect or a time to seek support?

Families come in all shapes and sizes, and National Families Week (marked 15 - 21 May 2022) is the perfect time to celebrate our nearest and dearest and what they bring to our lives. Whilst the traditional setup of mum, dad and two children still has its place in Australian…

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