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June 9, 2020

Funding fast-tracks new program to help end homelessness for older women in QLD

It will soon be easier for older women experiencing homelessness or at risk of being homeless in Queensland to navigate their way to a better life, as Eastern Star Foundation…
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April 23, 2020

Why staying at home and self-isolation is a privilege not all can access

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Australians are being told to stay home and stay safe. But what if you don’t have a home – or your home isn’t…
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April 8, 2020

The Lady Musgrave Trust appoints new Director

We are proud to announce that Allison McKelvie has been appointed as Director of The Lady Musgrave Trust. Established in 1885, The Lady Musgrave Trust is Queensland’s oldest charity, and…
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March 6, 2020

Five money traps to avoid at all costs

Mark Bates, a UnitingCare financial counsellor who spoke at The Lady Musgrave Trust 11th Annual Women and Homelessness Forum, calls out five things that we should stop wasting money on.…
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February 6, 2020

Six myths about debt

Mark Bates, a UnitingCare financial counsellor who spoke at The Lady Musgrave Trust 11th Annual Women and Homelessness Forum, dispels six myths about debt that he encounters far too often.…
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January 6, 2020

Queensland’s oldest charity wants to end homelessness for older women

The Lady Musgrave Trust has announced a bold new initiative in response to the alarming increase in older women facing homelessness. The Queensland charity — dedicated to sheltering vulnerable women…
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November 6, 2019

Lady of the Lodge takes a stroll down memory lane

The Lady Musgrave Lodge was demolished decades ago, but Dawn Reed remembers it like she was there yesterday. “Oh, it was a magnificent building,” Dawn says. “It had a wonderful…
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August 26, 2019

There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution for homelessness

A wide range of speakers discussed why there is no ‘quick fix’ for women facing homelessness at The Lady Musgrave Trust’s 11th Annual Women and Homelessness Forum. The theme of…
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August 9, 2019

Madonna King on the age of instant gratification

Award-winning journalist Madonna King discussed the downsides of the digital age at The Lady Musgrave Trust 11th Annual Women and Homelessness Forum. King was a keynote speaker at the Women…