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September 9, 2021

Wrap Up: The 2021 Annual Forum on Women & Homelessness – Seize the Momentum

The Lady Musgrave Trust 2021 Annual Forum was proudly brought to you by our sponsors Queensland Government, North Harbour, Watson & Associates, Keystone Private, Lovewell Cafe, Lucid Media and The…
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June 17, 2021

A fond farewell and thank you, Patricia

After more than nine years of service, our President and Chairman Patricia McCormack is retiring from The Lady Musgrave Trust. Patricia has served as President on the Board of The…
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February 15, 2021

Queensland’s oldest charity teaming up with Myer to help support homeless women

Myer Indooroopilly is set to raise significant funds this month to help the effort to end women’s homelessness in Brisbane. The Lady Musgrave Trust has been selected by the Myer…
December 3, 2020

Why Christmas brings a spike in domestic violence against women

Christmas is a time of joy and celebration. Most of us look forward to the holiday season in anticipation of laughter and fun, spending quality time with family and friends.…
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August 7, 2020

Queensland’s oldest charity launches much-needed guide to empower alarming number of older women facing homelessness in the state

Queensland’s oldest charity has turned its attention to focus on supporting the growing number of older women who are facing housing uncertainty. Senior women facing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic…
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August 5, 2020

Intersectional vulnerabilities: How COVID-19 has affected society’s most defenceless

Words by Mollie Matthews For those sleeping rough, lockdown has made life more difficult than ever before. Businesses are closed. Public bathrooms are shut. Shelters are overflowing, with food donations…
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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…
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…
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…