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Excitement and disappointment in Australia’s first care economy budget

David Hayward, Wednesday, 12th May 2021 -  This year’s federal budget offers the biggest single injection of federal money into the care economy in living memory and brings with it an opportunity that we must not let slip away, writes Emeritus Professor David Hayward, from RMIT University.

Opinion

Is that just the way it is?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 22nd April 2021 -  The successful prosecution of a police officer in the George Floyd murder trial shows how radical change can occur in the fight against ingrained discrimination, writes David Crosbie, who says our own reckoning in Australia is yet to come.   

Opinion

Becoming an agent of systems change

David Ritter, Thursday, 25th March 2021 -  Shifting major institutions to using only clean electricity is a highly effective way of delivering systems change, writes David Ritter, who thanks all the technicians and decision-makers at the line up of massive Australian firms that are now making

Advocates say nation’s FOI system is under attack

Luke Michael, Monday, 15th March 2021 -  A campaign from the Grata Fund is trying to make it easier for Australians to access government information

The funders of tomorrow unite for lasting change

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 5th March 2021 -  The fifth biennial NEXUS Australia Summit featured international speakers such as Dr Jane Goodall DBE, and Valerie Rockefeller, chair of Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Opinion

Bitcoin will neither destroy, nor save the environment.

Will Dayble, Friday, 26th February 2021 -  There is a huge debate about the environmental impact of Bitcoin, but everyone is debating the wrong things, writes Will Dayble.

Opinion

Shifting our nation past the fossil fuel era

David Ritter, Wednesday, 10th February 2021 -  The newly-launched Coal Impacts Index is an example of powerful teamwork from separate organisations acting together to achieve a common goal for the good of the country, writes David Ritter.  

Building back Melbourne, but not as you know it

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 20th January 2021 -  “As the economic machine starts up again… we need to ask the question of how do we make sure that some of those weaknesses and inequalities in our society can be addressed”

Charitable advocacy threatened in the UK

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th January 2021 -  New research shows nine in 10 campaigners believe that civil society is under threat, as Australian charities are warned to be wary of political attacks coming into the federal election 

Global trust in business sector grows

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th January 2021 -  New data shows business is the only institution deemed ethical and competent
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