January 2016 Blog Posts


From Struggle Street to Shining Light – does Mt Druitt have the answers?

posted by Janita Suter, 27 Jan 2016

For those who watched SBS’ controversial documentary series ‘Struggle Street’ last year, it would come as little surprise that one in three Mt Druitt children will start school this week ‘developmentally vulnerable’. Or that these same families experience twice the national unemployment rates, and are up to four times more likely to experience domestic violence …read more

Liz Dibbs

New Board Chair for United Way Australia

posted by Janita Suter, 27 Jan 2016

United Way Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chairperson, Liz Dibbs. Liz’s appointment follows two years of succession planning, with Brian Long retiring from the position of Chair in December, after a decade of board service. Liz brings a unique depth of experience to the role.  After a lengthy commercial and corporate …read more


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