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  • Rental relief for seniors

    The rental market has locked out up to 40 per cent of Australian renters due to soaring rental prices, recent statistics show. Affordable housing programs represent the only way that many vulnerable people like pensioners and low-income earners can find...

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  • St Paul's celebrates 60 years

    VMCH specialist school, St Paul’s College, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. It is a celebration close to the hearts of Peter Walsh and Bill Jolley (pictured with current school captains Mikey and Emily). They both attended the school when it...

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  • VMCH announces new CEO

    Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH) is thrilled to welcome Sonya Smart as its new Chief Executive Officer. Her appointment follows the recent retirement of Greg Pullen and a competitive national  search to find his successor.  Sonya joins us from Perth...

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  • CEO's summer message

    At this festive time of year, it is appropriate to reflect on some of the year’s achievements and say ‘thank you’ to you, our most valued donors and supporters. Without you, our organisation could not achieve many of the amazing things that we do to enhance...

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  • Young carer's mentor program

    The role of mentoring is simple, but its impact on young carers is immeasurable. Villa Maria Catholic Home’s (VMCH) Young Carers Mentor Program is the focus of our annual Christmas fundraising appeal. Grant funding for this unique initiative has run...

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  • Danielle says thank you

    Danielle Burnet would face an impossible choice without the St Paul’s College chaperoned bus service. She would have to decide which of her two sons, Sebastian, 9, and Charlie, 7, she could take to school. The boys have Multiple Sulphatase Deficiency,...

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  • VMCH connections: we two

    Jane Parsons is the Pastoral Care Worker at Shanagolden Retirement Village and Aged Care in Pakenham. Father John Readman is a Shanagolden resident, who celebrated his 90th birthday and 60 years as a Priest this August. Together, they provide spiritual...

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  • Respite a tonic for carers and clients

    There are over 2.8 million carers across Australia who provide unpaid care and support to a loved one with a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, or who are frail aged. Villa Maria Catholic Homes recognises the valuable work carers do in our...

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  • Our pool dream hits a milestone

    Melbourne turned on stunning spring weather for the VMCH Charity Golf Day at the Southern Golf Course in Keysborough on October 14.  122 players, across 31 teams, enjoyed the perfect golfing conditions. The results of the Ambrose tournament were close...

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  • Justice statement launched

    Villa Maria Catholic Homes was proud to launch the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Social Justice Statement for 2016-17 at one of its aged care communities recently. St Catherine’s Residential Aged Care, in Balwyn, hosted a liturgy for the Catholic Archdiocese...

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