staff stories

High School celebrates NAIDOC at Calvary St Paul’s

On Friday 28 July, residents and staff of Calvary St Paul’s residential aged care home were paid a visit by Taree High School’s indigenous teenagers, teacher’s aide and elders as part of delayed NAIDOC Week celebrations. Acknowledging the history and culture of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is

Aged Care Employee Day 2023

For this year’s Aged Care Employee Day, we’re shining a light on the breadth of roles that make up our aged care and home care teams and the importance of every staff member in the delivery of safe, high-quality, compassionate care. Working alongside our passionate nurses and carers are an extended

NAIDOC Week at Calvary Mater Newcastle

At Calvary Mater Newcastle, NAIDOC Week celebrations kicked off on Monday morning, with Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer, Margaret Whitson, leading staff and friends of the Mater in the celebration march from Civic Park to the Foreshore. Braving the rain, proud Worimi man, Leigh Ridgeway, led staff in an Acknowledgement of

National Volunteer Week 2023

15-21 May 2023 National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. This week-long event is a welcome opportunity to recognise the vital support that the millions of volunteers in our country provide to their communities and encourages people to consider volunteering. At Calvary, our volunteers selflessly dedicate

International Nurses Day 2023

From all of us to you – Thank you. International Nurses Day on 12 May is celebrated each year on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, and is when we recognise the compassion, professionalism, and ongoing commitment of all nurses across the world. Our Calvary nurses are there at every turn,

Anzac Day 2023 | Our Stories Of Service

Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the day when Australian and New Zealand soldiers landed on the beach at Gallipoli in Türkiye on 25 April 1915.  Today, communities across Australia will gather to commemorate and recognise more than a hundred thousand Australian service men and women who have lost their