A very special message from Parliamentary Friends of Meals on Wheels Co-Chairs, Mark Coulton MP and Steve Georganas MP ahead of National Meals on Wheels Day. Their appreciated support helps elevate the essential role we play in Australian communities and shares our purpose with fellow members of the Government and other key stakeholders. Thank you!
MEDIA RELEASE: Meals on Wheels Day 2023 celebrates 70 years of serving up #morethanjustameal to older Aussies
Today on National Meals on Wheels Day (Wednesday 30 August), the iconic and much-loved meal delivery service, Meals on Wheels, is celebrating 70 years of delivering #morethanjustameal to older Australians.
Every day, Meals on Wheels™ is serving up more than just a meal to older Australians in communities right across the country. With the help of our wonderful and committed volunteers, we’re helping to combat the national health issue of social isolation, one meal delivery at a time. A recent report into the social impact […]
Eating well is an important factor in maintaining good health, wellbeing and independence as we age, particularly when you’re over 65. But currently, many older Australians are struggling to meet their changing nutritional needs and it’s putting them at risk. Around 1.2 million older Australians in communities right across the country are malnourished or at […]
After more than three decades working as a leader and influencer in the aged care sector, Paul Sadler is stepping into an exciting new role: Chair of the Meals on Wheels Australia Board.
A new report has highlighted how Australia’s iconic Meals on Wheels services are delivering more than just a meal to their combined 200,000 customers. They’re combating social isolation among Australia’s growing ageing population – one meal at a time.
Each year, outstanding Australians across the country are acknowledged as part of a wide range of Australia Day Awards events – and this year many of them were past or present Meals on Wheels volunteers!
South Australian volunteer and West Australian regional service acknowledged in organisation’s first national awards program
Meals on Wheels Australia is supported by over 590 services and 45,000 volunteers across the country – and today, one regional service and one hardworking volunteer are being acknowledged as the winners of the organisation’s inaugural Alison Meighan Awards Program.
A newly released report has enabled a greater understanding of the impact volunteering has on wellbeing, ahead of National Meals on Wheels Day.
Meals on Wheels Australia’s inaugural Alison Meighan Award will acknowledge the unwavering commitment, dedication and hard work of the people, volunteers and services who make the valuable work of Meals on Wheels possible. The Alison Meighan Awards are the first of their kind for Meals on Wheels Australia, the peak body for community meals providers […]