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1’st Health and Wellbeing Cooking Demonstration

It is well known that eating healthy can help make you feel better and happier. The chance to eat healthy should be available to all, but it can be difficult to go for healthy options when you are on a tight budget. Uniting Country SA’s (UCSA) Health and Wellbeing Project,

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TALI’s First ‘Graduate’

TALI is here to help young people move from the care system to live independently. One of the first young people to seek help from TALI to move from being a child in long term care with the Department for Child Protection has ‘graduated’. “Without the help and support from

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Foster Care Easter Family Fun Day at Port Germein

The Uniting Country SA Foster Care and Respite Service team recently held a Family Fun Day for foster families and children from across the region. The event was held at the Port Germein foreshore during the first week of the April school holidays with special appearances by CFS mascot Smokey

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Peterborough and Yongala brighter future community grants

The communities of Peterborough and Yongala care for their towns and Uniting Country SA (UCSA) is proud to have played a role in helping them thrive. Recently we supported four community run projects brought to us by enthusiastic Peterborough and Yongala community members. UCSA, together with the Department of Human

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Flash Mob Celebrate Port Pirie’s LGBTIQ+ Community

The unique “All Roads Lead to Oxford Street” artwork celebrating the LGBTIQ+ community has gained the thumbs up from the Port Pirie LGBTIQ+ Community Working Group and Uniting Country SA’s Rainbow Tick Standards Accreditation Team. Port Pirie was chosen for the artwork because it is one of 123 other places

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Port Pirie Local Drug Action Team Events

As part of Port Pirie’s Local Drug Action Team (PPLDAT), We are happy to share the news of two upcoming events in Port Pirie. The launch of The Game Changer program in Port Pirie happens Friday the 22nd of February at the Memorial Oval Function Centre, from 5:45pm. This program,

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Path to Nowhere Report

Domestic Violence is an issue that affects people from all walks in life, including women and children living in Australia on temporary visas. The Path to Nowhere report explores the unique risks these women and children experience. Women on temporary visas face additional barriers when seeking support which can include

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Uniting Country SA – Reflecting back on 2018

It’s 2019 and Uniting Country SA is looking forward to the challenges and opportunities that the new year brings. Right now though, we are reflecting on the achievements of the year past. In 2018 Uniting Country SA celebrated some exciting events. We celebrated Mental Health Week, NAIDOC Week, Tarpari Day,

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Betty Quinn Celebrates 50 Years Of Volunteering At UCSA

On the 1st September 1968 Betty Quinn walked into “the Port Pirie Central Mission” now known as Goods @ Gertrude and asked if she could volunteer. This week Betty celebrated 50 years of volunteering at a special event dedicated to Uniting Country SA’s (UCSA) volunteers. Betty recalls that when she

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