MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON GOOD

Lina Caneva has been a journalist for more than 35 years, and Editor of Pro Bono Australia News since it was founded in 2000.

Articles:

$2B in Vic Affordable Housing Package

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd February 2017 -  Housing and homelessness organisations will be able to utilise a $1 billion Social Housing Growth Fund and access low interest loans worth a further $1.1 billion as part of the rollout of the Victorian government’s affordable housing strategy.

Housing Futures Debate Needs Bipartisanship

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd February 2017 -  National housing affordability and homelessness needs to become a bipartisan issue for all levels of government and politics, according to the CEO of Link Housing in NSW Andrew McAnulty.

Philanthropists and Corporates Called on to Help Save Threatened Species

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd February 2017 -  Businesses and philanthropists have been asked to partner with the federal government in a new approach to save Australia’s threatened species with the launch of a new prospectus.

Indigenous Digital Excellence Awards

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 21st February 2017 -  A call for nominations has gone out for Australia’s first national Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) Awards with a prize pool of $100,000.

Same-Sex Marriage Bill Strikes a Good Balance

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th February 2017 -  A consensus Parliamentary report into the federal government's same-sex marriage bill strikes a good balance between freedom of religion and freedom from discrimination, according to The Law Council of Australia.

Social Enterprise Strategy to Create Employment Opportunities for Disadvantaged

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th February 2017 -  The Victorian government has released what it describes as Australia’s first-ever strategy for social enterprises to strengthen the sector and create more employment opportunities for disadvantaged Victorians.

Renters Face Insecurity, Poor Quality Housing, and Discrimination – Report

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th February 2017 -  Consumer group CHOICE, the National Association of Tenants’ Organisations and homeless organisation National Shelter have called on governments to prioritise rental security and quality issues, as well as affordability, as a national study revealed widespread fear and discrimination being faced by housing tenants.

$5M Potter Foundation Donation for Vocational Education and Training

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th February 2017 -  A $5 million donation from The Ian Potter Foundation will help fund a new state-of-the-art skills development hub at Victoria University’s Sunshine campus to tackle job shortages in Melbourne’s West.

Ask Izzy Apps Expands to Help Indigenous Homeless

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th February 2017 -  The not-for-profit mobile website connecting homeless people with essential support services, Ask Izzy, is being expanded to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander access to health and wellbeing services.

NFP Submissions on Whistleblower Protections

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th February 2017 -  The not-for-profit sector is supportive of whistleblower protections, but not if a new set of obligations are imposed on the sector without due consultation and consideration, according to a submission by the Community Council for Australia (CCA) to a parliamentary inquiry.

Govt Urged to ‘Share the Love’ on Volunteer Funding

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 14th February 2017 -  Representatives from Australia’s volunteer management sector converged on Canberra on Tuesday to appeal to the government to restore federal funding for their operations.

Foundation Moves to Multi-Year Charity Support

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 14th February 2017 -  The QBE Foundation, the charitable arm of global insurer QBE, has moved to multi-year support for one of its not-for-profit partners in 2017.
Previous1234...160161Next
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook