COVID-19 Update – Commonwealth Government makes important amendments to support charitable sector during COVID-19

24 April – Number 2 Commonwealth Government makes important amendments to support charitable sector during COVID-19 Clergy entitled to Jobkeeper support The Federal Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenburg, has made significant announcements about Jobkeeper and other support for the charitable sector. Among the announcements, the Federal Treasurer has confirmed that JobKeeper Payments can be made to clergy

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COVID-19 Update – Creating resilience during adversity

21 April – Number 1 Creating resilience during adversity Please find attached a helfpul article from Tim Dyer who is associated with JohnMark ministries. Tim has been a great friend and supporter of the Diocese of Newcastle in developing responses to disclosures of abuse and thinking about the supervision program. +Peter

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COVID-19 Update – Grant to care for seniors in our community

20 April – Number 3 Grant to care for seniors in our community The NSW Government has established a grant round aimed at combatting isolation of NSW seniors. Among other things, they are not interested in projects that do not address social isolation and loneliness for seniors while mitigating COVID-19 risks projects that do not

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COVID-19 Update – E-Safety Resources

20 April — Number 2 E-Safety Resources Child safety online Resources for the safe use of Zoom The E-Safety Commissioner has reached out to the Diocese to  highlight the Child protection and online learning webinars they are commencing on Wednesday. The E-Safety Commissioner has also provided some information on e-safety when using Zoom. The E-Safety

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