Womans Day: Love doesn't cost my door never closes

When Noelene Lever speaks of her family, her face lights up with pride. Not only has the widowed mum raised five children of her own, she’s been an unofficial foster mum to 50 others.

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Introducing Australia’s Most Inspirational Mum

Just in time for Mother’s Day this Sunday, Barnardos Australia and ALDI are pleased to announce Noelene Lever from Forster, New South Wales has been named the national Barnardos Mother of the Year 2018, proudly supported by ALDI.

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Barnardos Mother of the Year ACT 2018 Announced

Barnardos Australia is pleased to announce Dianne Brookes from Crescent Banks, Australian Capital Territory, has been named Barnardos Mother of the Year ACT 2018.

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The Canberra Times: She was raising three girls on her own, then, at 38, Dianne had two strokes

The morning after her office Christmas party in late November of 2007, Canberra mum Dianne Brookes was feeling horrendous.

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Perth Now: Charity Barnardo’s names Faye Gill WA’s mother of the year

ONE of Faye Gill’s earliest memories of her daughter Lauren is being ferried by police escort through London streets to get her tiny newborn to the hospital’s cardiac unit.

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Barnardos Mother of the Year WA 2018 Announced

Barnardos Australia is pleased to announce Faye Gill from Perth, Western Australia, has been named Barnardos Mother of the Year WA 2018.

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Centralian Advocate: ‘Jennie from the bush’ wins NT’s best Mum

AN Alice Springs mother of four who opens her home as a “safe zone” to children of all ages has been awarded Barnardos Mother of the Year NT 2018.

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Port Lincoln Times: Baillie mum of the year

PORT Lincoln mother of four Sarah Baillie has been named the South Australian Barnardos Mother of the Year after she was secretly nominated by her daughter Kiara Baillie.

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Jo Casamento on Studio 10 about being a Barnardos Ambassador

Jo Casamento proudly speaks out on Studio 10 about becoming a Barnardos Ambassador.

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