‘Australia’s Largest Provider, UnitingCare, Plans to Expand in North Coast’ – $197 Million in Government Funding (Ministerial Release, May 30, 2008)

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Federal Minister for Ageing, Mrs. Justine Elliot, met with UnitingCare Ageing NSW / ACT on Friday to learn about their plans to extend in the North Coast.
In NSW and the ACT, UnitingCare Ageing cares for more than 15,000 people a year – operating 84 facilities in NSW and the ACT which provide 6,218 residential aged care places and 5,883 community care places. They further operate 79 retirement villages providing 3,009 places.
“I commend UnitingCare for the work they do – and I am glad that the Government’s new budget measures will further support this good work,” Mrs. Elliot said.
The Australian Government provides UnitingCare NSW / ACT with approximately $197 million a year in recurrent funding.

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