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Trust in UK Charities, Findings Challenged

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Paul Carter, Monday, 16th July 2018 -  There has been a challenge to recent research findings suggesting that the British public’s trust in charities was at an all-time low.

Senators, the Social Sector, Sexual Harassment and Crowdfunding

Paul Carter, Monday, 16th July 2018 -  Sarah Hanson-Young is leading the crowdfunding race in her battle with fellow Senator David Leyonhjelm as financial supporters take sides in a rising debate likened to a #metoo moment for workplace sexual harassment in Australia.

High Needs Indigenous Patients Waiting Too Long for Services

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 11th July 2018 -  Indigenous people with “high” health needs had to wait too long for some services, says an annual snapshot of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health organisations.

Man Battling Cancer and Centrelink Raises Social Media Storm

Paul Carter, Tuesday, 10th July 2018 -  The ordeal of a father battling bowel cancer and Centrelink at the same time is setting social media ablaze, prompting a crowdfunding appeal and an outpouring of rage on Facebook.

Community Harmony Roller Disco Getting Down With Impact Investing

Paul Carter, Monday, 9th July 2018 -  Roller disco is getting its groove on thanks to some righteous impact investing at one of Australia’s largest high-rise public housing estates.

Rising Indigenous Voice Ready to Lead if Chosen

Paul Carter, Monday, 9th July 2018 -  During NAIDOC Week many familiar Indigenous leaders will be in the media, but at the same time a young Indigenous advocate, a rising voice representing the next generation of leadership, has returned to Australia from addressing the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Insights From Australia’s Annual Welfare Snapshot

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  An annual snapshot of Australia’s welfare landscape shows its cost to the nation is relatively stable, the number of people on welfare is in decline and while there is an increase in the carers and aged pension cohort it is less than previously expected.

Next-Gen Indigenous Leader Addresses UN Human Rights Council

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  A rising voice of Indigenous leadership has addressed the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva asking it to pressure Australian state and territory governments to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years.

JB Hi-Fi Saving to the Tune of $8M With Workplace Giving Program

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  Entertainment retailer JB Hi-Fi is enjoying the benefits of giving, saving $8 million per annum on staff recruitment and training because its corporate charity program improves employee engagement and retention, the company says.

Impact Investing Makes Space for Creatives and Corporates

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  Impact Investment Group’s Younghusband Wool Stores redevelopment in Melbourne is collecting a global architecture award nomination on its way to finding a tenancy solution to sustaining a creative community alongside corporates and government.

Modern Slavery Bill: Will a Race to the Top Beat a Big Stick?

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  Penalties in the Modern Slavery Bill are unlikely to drive compliance for big business, there is another way, a “race to the top”, the federal government says.

NDIS Turns Five and Welcomes WA to the Scheme

Paul Carter, Monday, 2nd July 2018 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) on its fifth birthday has welcomed Western Australia, the final state to officially join the federally administered scheme.
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