Blog

  • MacKillop Family Services explores child safe practice and prevention at its inaugural conference

    Posted on 05 Apr 2018

    You can have all the policies and procedures in the world, but if you dont have the right culture, you will fail. Commissioner Robert Fitzgerald In December 2017, the Royal ... Read More

  • Ten years on from historic apology there is still much work to be done

    Posted on 13 Feb 2018

    Today marks 10 years since Kevin Rudds formal apology to the Stolen Generations on behalf of the Australian Government. Although words cannot undo the pain suffered by so many, the ... Read More

  • Keys for Change

    Posted on 30 Jan 2018

    If you wander through Melbournes streets overthe next week, you might chance across someone playing a painted piano on a street corner. The musical infusion is no accident; its part ... Read More

  • Celebrating excellence across MacKillop

    Posted on 13 Nov 2017

    On Wednesday 8 November, MacKillop Family Services held its 20th Annual Public Meeting. Over 200 industry colleagues, partners, staff, young people and families came together on the night to: celebrate ... Read More

  • MacKillop launches its three-year vision for the future

    Posted on 13 Nov 2017

    MacKillop Family Services has outlined its vision for 2020, striving for a society where all children, young people and families are safe, thriving and connected to culture and community. In working ... Read More

  • Daring to Dream Big at Melton's Healthy Living Festival

    Posted on 30 Oct 2017

    Hundreds of local children took to the stage, some for the first time ever, when they performed in the big top as part of a two-day Dream Big festival, held ... Read More

  • Welcome St Joseph's Cowper

    Posted on 05 Oct 2017

    MacKillop Family Services in NSW continues to expand with St Josephs Cowper a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy in Australia and Papua New Guinea joining MacKillop Family ... Read More

  • Alice in Whittington

    Posted on 10 Aug 2017

    The story of Alice in Wonderland is one most people are familiar with. A girl falls down a rabbit hole and becomes lost in a fantasy world with peculiar creatures, ... Read More

  • New beginnings in NSW

    Posted on 03 Jul 2017

    MacKillop Family Services has started the new financial year with an exciting expansion of its services and programs in NSW. Two ministries of the Sisters of St Joseph Good ... Read More

  • Parenting with confidence

    Posted on 28 Jun 2017

    At 22, Jacinta found herself in a difficult place: pregnant and facing life as a single mother. With no family support and no friends with children to lean on for help, ... Read More