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Servants launches a new book

Servants Community Housing is thrilled to announce that our second book, Narrative, will be released on Friday 31 October. Following on from the success of our original publication, Anthology, in 2011, we take pleasure in inviting you to attend the launch of Narrative, which tells the stories of some of the residents who call their Servants housing ‘home’. This […]

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Tony Wells: on Carrical House and Servants Community Housing

Tony Wells from the Rotary Club of North Balwyn recently came to a Community Dinner at Carrical House. The following is his report to the club.

of Respect, Dignity and Hope…

An often used metaphor for seeking success is to aspire to the “Mansion on the Hill” and Carrical House in Hawthorn is one such place.

It was built in the 1860s and stands as a monument to Victoria’s prosperity following the gold rush of the mid-19th century. Today the veranda at Carrical House offers a platform on a wintry Saturday night for stunning views of the Melbourne CBD skyline (Manhattan re-visited) with misty rain swirling through the light from the towers at the MCG – the AFL season is in full swing.

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