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Cultural sensitivity when working with domestic and family violence

Early May marked the culmination of a 4-week journey for practitioners working with First Nations families who are impacted by domestic and family violence. This journey took the form of a yarning circle, and was a joint initiative of Carbal Medical Services, Goolburri, WorkUp and Mercy Community. yarning circle noun: a gathering of people who sit in …

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Celebrate Easter

This morning we were relieved to hear the news that the lockdown for Queensland will be lifted from 12 noon today, and applaud the response of Queenslanders in coming forward to get tested. This news is tinged with a little disappointment, knowing that the restrictions will remain in place up until 15 April 2021 for …

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Easter Reflection 2021

Easter symbolises NEW LIFE. For Christians, Easter is a time for contemplating the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Jesus came into the world as the living manifestation of the God of Love. Love was experienced in all that Jesus did even unto death. He walked and ‘stayed’ with people in their circumstances, spoke and …

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COVID-19 update

From 5pm today (29 March) Greater Brisbane will go into a three-day lockdown and restrictions will come into place across Queensland after more cases of COVID-19 transmission were detected in the community. While this new development regarding COVID-19 in Brisbane has been swift, we have not been caught off guard. As the provider of essential …

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Celebrating women

As this week of celebrating women continues, and with International Women’s Day yesterday, we’d like to add a few acknowledgements of our own in keeping with this year’s theme: “Women in leadership: achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.” According to the UN, “Women stand at the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, as …

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