The 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 20 November 2018,  The AGM will see the Committee appointed for the next twelve months as well as the tabling of the 2017/2018 Annual Report.

The Notice of Meeting for the AGM can be found here.

Sarah Kelly, the current Committee President will address the Notice to current Members under the following cover:

20 October 2018

Dear Friends of Karinya House,

Karinya House Home for Mothers & Babies Inc. continues to provide a vital service to women, children and families throughout the ACT and surrounding regional community. The Annual Report for 2017-18 detailing the year of service within our Canberra and Region community will be available on our website in late November 2018.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support of Karinya House and invite you to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Association’s Members to be held on Tuesday 20 November 2018. Formal notice of this meeting and relevant attachments are enclosed for your information. For catering purposes it would be appreciated if you could RSVP as indicated on the notice.

We also invite you to renew your membership of the Association. You can renew your membership on our website ( or by using the enclosed membership form. If you know of others who would support the objects of Karinya House, please give them a copy of the membership form or point them to our website and extend an invitation on our behalf for them to attend the Annual General Meeting.

Karinya House for Mothers & Babies has just entered its twenty second year of operation now and has provided support to well over 2,000 pregnant and parenting women (and their babies, children and partners) over this time. Over the course of 2017-2018, 207 women were supported by Karinya House.

The financial support of the wider community is critical in sustaining Karinya House and assisting us support women and children in crisis. We encourage you to speak to your family, friends and colleagues about Karinya House. Refer them to our website please and encourage them to sign up as a Friend of Karinya online or by contacting us.

Thank you once again for your continued support of Karinya House. The endorsement of our Members and others who support our vision is fundamental to the success of our Association and the service it provides to women and children who are amongst the most vulnerable in our community.

Yours sincerely

Sarah Kelly



The Karinya Committee at work – 2017/2018 – Our sincere thanks to the Committee Members for their year of outstanding community service!