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Celebrating ability and diversity

Today is International Day of People with Disability. We hope you will join us in recognising the abilities and unique contributions of people with a disability. This year’s theme for IDPwD is ‘Achieveing 17 Goals for the Future We Want.’The theme draws attention to the United Nations’ 17 goals for sustainable development in creating a better,…

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40th anniversary

On Thursday 01/12/16 we celebrated the 40th anniversary of Mercy Services. This was a great celebrations with many Sisters of Mercy, clients, partner organisations and friends joining us. On the day we also launched a short history of our organisation: mercy-services-anniversary-booklet_01-12-16 and mercy-services-annual-report_2015-16

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Community Transport summer calendar

Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Community Transport have just released the events and trips they are offering from November 2016 to January 2017  community-transport-calendar-summer-2016  

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Our connection to Miss Teen Australia

This is Isabelle from the centre and her granddaughter Breanna who recently was crowned Miss Teen Australia. She is off to Florida next year to compete in the Miss World pageant. One very proud grandmother and you can see where Breanna gets her good looks from.  

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Man Talk

November 19 International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day A Movember & Men’s Health Services  Event Man Talk at the Monk The Priory Room & Courtyard – The Blind Monk 76 Beaumont St., Hamilton Saturday November 19 from Noon to 3pm   Play the MAN QUIZ to win stuff, enjoy draft beer and great food in…

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Mercy Services appoints new CEO

                      Mercy Services has today announced the appointment of its new CEO Tony Bidstrup, Tony replaces long serving CEO Roy Hambly who retired in September after 18 years with the Mercy Services.   Tony joins Mercy Services from a back ground in banking and insurance…

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Good news for the environment

The past year has seen a 6% reduction in nett Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Mercy Services. This great result is detailed in our recently released 2015-16 Environment Report. The major environmental projects during 2015-16 which enabled this outcome included: installing 304 solar PV panels at Singleton; Mercy Services staff paying for 100 tonnes of carbon…

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Oktoberfest

Those party animals at Newcastle Elderly Citizen’s Centre are at it again. This time they are celebrating oktoberfest.