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Greens Aid Plan will Increase Foreign Funding

Federal Election

Eisha Gupta , Tuesday, 14th June 2016 -  The Greens have pledged to increase Australia’s overseas aid to the tune of nearly $8 billion, in a move welcomed by the country’s peak body for aid and development.

NDIS Delayed in WA

Eisha Gupta , Thursday, 5th May 2016 -  The federal and Western Australian governments have delayed the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in that state by a year, in an effort to expand trial sites.

Manus Island Refugees Take Legal Action

Eisha Gupta , Thursday, 5th May 2016 -  More than 700 asylum seekers held in detention at Manus Island have taken legal action against the federal government in a bid to bring them to Australia.

Budget 2016: Healthcare Budget a Mixed Bag for NFPs

Budget

Eisha Gupta , Wednesday, 4th May 2016 -  The federal budget delivered by Treasurer Scott Morrison has been met with mixed reviews by the healthcare sector.

Budget 2016: Foreign Aid Cuts a ‘Damning Indictment’ on Government

Budget

Eisha Gupta , Wednesday, 4th May 2016 -  Treasurer Scott Morrison's proposed further cuts to the foreign aid budget have been roundly criticised by Not for Profits across the board, claiming it will put lives at risk.

Women’s Homelessness At Record Levels

Eisha Gupta , Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 -  The St Vincent de Paul Society NSW has urged all levels of government to address the affordable housing crisis after it found a majority of people accessing homelessness services were women.

ABS Releases Comprehensive Indigenous Social Survey

Eisha Gupta , Thursday, 28th April 2016 -  The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released its most comprehensive survey so far so far that measures the socio-economic markers of the Indigenous population.

NFPs Urge Government Support for Women on Temporary Visas

Eisha Gupta , Thursday, 28th April 2016 -  The Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia (FECCA) has joined 134 organisations in urging the Prime Minister to provide crisis payments to women on temporary visas who are facing domestic violence.

NFP Legal Service Receives $825,000 from NSW Government

Eisha Gupta , Wednesday, 27th April 2016 -  Not for Profit clearing house Justice Connect has received a funding injection from the NSW government worth $825,000 over three years for their Not-for-profit Law program.

Disability Program Review Calls for Public Input

Eisha Gupta , Wednesday, 27th April 2016 -  The federal government is asking Not for Profits to provide input into the review of the National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) to ensure the organisation meets the needs of people with disabilities.

Problem Gambling Needs Budget Support

Budget

Eisha Gupta , Tuesday, 26th April 2016 -  Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) has released a report on the impact of gambling addiction and called on the federal government to include funding for specialist financial counsellors in the upcoming budget.

Peak Body Calls for Reversal Of Cuts From Aid Budget

Budget

Eisha Gupta , Tuesday, 26th April 2016 -  The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has called on the federal government to reverse proposed cuts to the aid and development budget.
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