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Uniting offers expertise in pill-testing trial

15 Jan 2019

Pill testing will help reduce drug-related deaths rather than create more harm, according to the operator of Australia’s first Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Kings Cross, Uniting NSW.ACT.

NSW Newpin Social Benefit Bond sees fifth year of success

13 Aug 2018

Australia’s first social impact bond, the Newpin Social Benefit Bond, contines to perform well in its fifth year of operation, with the opening of three new Newpin centres in 2017 - a significant step-up in the scale of the program.

Uniting Executive Director appointment

19 Mar 2018

Uniting and the Uniting Church Synod NSW and ACT today announced the appointment of Ms Tracey Burton as Executive Director of Uniting NSW.ACT. Ms Burton will succeed Mr Peter Worland who announced his intention to retire recently.

Significant barriers to vocational training

20 Feb 2018

A report released today by Youth Action, Uniting and Mission Australia identifies significant barriers young people, especially those experiencing disadvantage, are facing to achieve a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification in NSW.

Uniting to farewell executive director

29 Nov 2017

Uniting Executive Director, Peter Worland, announced he will retire effective from June 2018 after five years in the role. “It is with great appreciation that we will farewell Peter as his commitment to the purpose of Uniting" (Heather Watson, Chair of the Uniting Board).

Uniting welcomes new injecting centre

01 Nov 2017

Uniting, the organisation that opened Australia’s first Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC), today welcomed the Victorian government announcement that a centre will be established in Melbourne.

Ground-breaking new project making in-roads on youth homelessness

14 Sep 2017

An innovative new project to tackle youth homelessness has been announced by the NSW Government, the project will be delivered as part of unique partnership between the Government, Uniting, SGCH (St George Community Housing) and Social Ventures Australia.

Uniting: with heart

13 Jul 2017

At a time when our world is becoming de-sensitised, Uniting is calling for a return to the personal touch.

Stage 2 approved in Gerringong

12 Apr 2017

Kiama Municipal Council has approved the next stage of plans to redevelop the Uniting Mayflower aged care facility in Gerringong to a ‘household’ model of care.

Uniting and SSI welcome good news for Ability Links

01 Feb 2017

The NSW Government has released two reports highlighting the success of Ability Links NSW in reaching and linking people with disability and their families to community. Uniting, together with Settlement Services International (SSI), is one of the lead agencies delivering Ability Links in NSW.

Uniting IdeasGen winner announced

31 Jan 2017

A 24-year-old Queensland University of Technology graduate has won the inaugural Uniting IdeasGen competition. He now gets to travel to the South by Southwest 2017 ideas forum in Austin Texas

Uniting to reach more seniors

27 Jan 2017

Uniting Healthy Living for Seniors will cater for an additional 150 new clients in the Nepean Blue Mountains area.

Uniting Church Australia statement

02 Dec 2016

A statement from Stuart McMillan, President of the Uniting Church in Australia Assembly, regarding coverage in today's Daily Telegraph.

Uniting Church NSW.ACT statement

02 Dec 2016

The Moderator of the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of New South Wales and the ACT, The Rev Myung Hwa Park has provided the following statement in response to media reports today.

67 more children returned home

15 Aug 2016

The Uniting Newpin Social Benefit Bond continues to prove that given a chance, families can provide safe and loving homes for their children.

Stars in their eyes

14 Jul 2016

Uniting residents, staff and family feature in videos to be screened next week.

Diverse and still united

14 Jul 2016

More than 70 community leaders from the sub-continent representing 16 different cultural associations have united to improve access to aged care services for cultural minorities in NSW.

A Step Up for Our Kids

30 Jun 2016

Uniting have partnered with the ACT Government to provide more support for vulnerable families in Canberra.

Time for a makeover

09 Jun 2016

Uniting will develop a state-of-the-art aged care service in Westmead. The project is worth over $150 million, and will include the redevelopment of the residential aged care services currently on site

LGBTI-friendly award for Uniting

25 May 2016

Uniting has been named as one of Australia’s Top 10 LGBTI-friendly employers, and the best Not-For-Profit employer of LGBTI people in Australia in the 2016 Pride in Diversity Awards.

Uniting calls for a re-think on drugs

22 Apr 2016
Uniting, the services and advocacy arm of the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of NSW and the ACT, is calling for a re-think on illegal drug use.

Art from the heart

21 Apr 2016

Founded in 2011, the 'Art from the Heart of the Cross' project aims to provide a safe, positive and empowering avenue for self-expression to those who use the Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre’s (MSIC) service.

Companions in true faith

11 Mar 2016
Rosemarie is the Uniting Mental Health Chaplain for the Northern Sydney Health Area who coordinates the Macquarie Hospital Chaplaincy Department and Volunteer Centre. She has been in this role for over eight years.

Life lessons

11 Mar 2016
The Uniting Institute of Education offers a wide range of courses.

The sky’s the limit

11 Mar 2016
The Aboriginal Services and Development unit in Uniting - Jaanimili - was born out of an internal review, which highlighted the importance of Aboriginal leadership and participation in all layers of the organisation. Meet Adam, a young Aboriginal leader in the Orana Far West community.

A welcoming smile

11 Mar 2016
Voluntary work does more than just benefit the organisation you volunteer for, it can give the volunteer a boost too. Rosemary, a volunteer at Uniting Wesley Gardens Belrose, is a great example of this.

A careful balancing act

11 Mar 2016
The Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) in Kings Cross does more than just provide a safe place for people to use drugs of addiction. Read about Greg who is a reliable tradie who has been using the centre for 11 years.

Embracing our different strengths

10 Mar 2016

The Uniting Frederick Street Preschool has a long history of inclusion of children requiring exceptional care to cater for special needs. Children like Christina, who has autism, which means she can sometimes find direct interactions with other children and attachments to new routines, challenging.

Green thumbs win prestigious award

09 Mar 2016

A community garden project, which has brought together seniors in the Nambucca Valley has won a prestigious aged care industry award.

Mardi Gras 2016

04 Mar 2016

Uniting will be joining in the 2016 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade and walking in celebration to show their support for the ageing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex communities.

Uniting Pen Pal Program

02 Mar 2016

A pen-pal program connecting young letter writers from a local Central Coast primary school and residents from Uniting Nareen Gardens Bateau Bay has won a prestigious aged care industry award.

Award for drug-free pain management

25 Feb 2016

Uniting Arrunga Ermington has been named a national Better Practice Award winner for its industry leading physiotherapy pain management program.

Because your grey matter matters

16 Feb 2016
Uniting Healthy Living for Seniors will host Love Your Brain Day at Corella Cottage Day Centre on Tuesday 23 February.

Welcome to our home, Uniting Annesley House

11 Feb 2016
A program developed at Uniting’s Annesley House in Leichhardt which develops staff’s skills in caring for residents with mental health issues has won a prestigious aged care industry award.

Let's talk! At Uniting Wesley Heights

09 Feb 2016

A speech therapy program that has helped residents at Uniting Wesley Heights Manly improve their speaking skills has won a prestigious Better Practice aged care industry award.

Supporting the National Disability Insurance Scheme

04 Feb 2016
Uniting will deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC) Transition Services throughout New South Wales as part of the transition for people with disability in NSW to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Uniting excels, again

11 Nov 2015
For the second year running Uniting NSW.ACT has excelled in the annual Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (AACQA) Better Practice Awards – one of Australia’s most prestigious aged care industry awards programs.