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Mo Rosa is Mum to four-year-old Frankie and three-year-old Sid who attend a Uniting early learning service. Like most mums she was anxious about enrolling her children in childcare … but she couldn’t be happier with the experience. “It’s pretty daunting handing your toddler over...

Growing up Felicity was surrounded by foster children in her parent’s home and knew she always wanted to become a carer herself too. But she always thought she would do it after she had married and had her own biological children. When she reached her 30s...

Antonia Mitchell started off as a kitchen hand at the Italian Support Group nine years ago, but now feels like part of a large, welcoming Italian family. The Lilyfield group, which supports people over 65 with Italian heritage, is always on her mind – Antonia says...

Brigitte Krstanoski has been caring for her son Tony for nearly 33 years. Tony has intellectual and physical disabilities and has been receiving National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding since November last year. “Tony is finally able to have the life he deserves,” says Mrs Krstanoski....