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  Erina has been supported by Mercy Connect since she was eight years old. She is now 31 years old and very much part of the backbone of Mercy Connect and who they are.   The year marks a very special achievement for Erina, having been selected to represent the Ovens & Murray in the Special

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  Mercy Health is leading the sector in delivering workplace-based solutions to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women.   Mercy Health has partnered with the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) over the past 10 months to deliver Equality@Work, the first gender equality and primary prevention of violence program specific to migrant women

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  Residents at Mercy Place Fernhill are proving that you can never be too old to learn the ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ of the latest tech gadgets.   As part of an ongoing intergenerational program, students from St Kevin’s College visit the aged care home once a month to show residents tips and tricks for using

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  A group of Mercy Connect participants and staff recently headed down to Winton Raceway to catch all the action as the Supercars held one of their championship rounds at the local track.    Participants (Daniel, Peter, David, Robbie and Mark) alongside Director of Social work John and Team Leader Estella, enjoyed a pit garage

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  Congratulations Patricia Powell RSM, on receiving an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in this year’s Australian Queen’s Birthday Honours. Patricia, who lives in Bathurst, has received the medal in recognition of her service to the Catholic Church in Australia and to the community. On the day of the announcement the following article appeared in

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  Although Catherine McAuley never knew the convenience and challenges of plastic, her extensive experience in the Dublin cholera and typhus epidemics in the 1830s taught her first-hand the impact of contaminated water; inadequate means of waste disposal; and environmental pollution. Today, the enormity of the challenges posed by plastic pollution are well known, ending

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  Mrs Carmen Cox has been appointed as Principal of St Brigid’s College Lesmurdie, commencing 1 January 2019. Carmen will complete five years as Principal at St Joseph’s School, Northam this year and her current role has responsibility across both primary and secondary campuses for Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12.   Carmen’s personal faith in, and witness to, Jesus

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  “It’s about placing the school at the heart of the city: using Melbourne as our learning resource. Every week they’re immersed in a different aspect, Melbourne a spiritual city, Melbourne justice and the law, Melbourne a sustainable city.” – Kilian McNamara – Foundational Synergy Learning Leader, The Age, 1 May 2016   Synergy is

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  Mercy Hospital for Women Director of Perinatal Medicine and Sheila Handbury Chair of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Melbourne, Professor Sue Walker has been recognised as an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours list.   Prof Walker was awarded for her distinguished service to medicine, particularly in the

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  Each year in Townsville the Christian Churches unite to celebrate the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The annual celebration began with the Walk of Witness on Ascension Sunday afternoon (May 10). The coordination team consisted of Helen Mary Peters RSM (Chair), Rev Rod McDonald (Anglican), Rev Anne Harley (Uniting Church), Nathan Randell (YWAM)  and Trudy

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  Sisters and Staff gathered on Tuesday June 26th  at the Mercy Heritage Centre in Perth to bid farewell to one of their longest serving staff members, Carmela Martinelli. Carmela has retired from her role as cleaner just 3 weeks before her 42nd year in the position.   Carmel Wringe RSM opened the occasion, thanking Carmela

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The new Mercy Place Ballarat residential aged care home is seeking the right staff to fill more than 100 jobs ahead of its expected opening in September 2018.   A variety of roles are available to suit individual needs, ranging from full-time, permanent part-time to casual opportunities. Among the many roles available is the newly

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