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We can’t keep relying on charities and the food industry to supply food after disasters – the government must lead

Contributor, Monday, 7th March 2022 -  Governments urgently need plans to increase the resilience of food systems to shocks and stresses, write Rachel Carey, Leila Alexandra and Maureen Murphy from The University of Melbourne. 

Pandemic bonanza for billionaires

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 19th January 2022 -  Inequality is contributing to the deaths of at least 21,000 people each day, or one person every four seconds, a new report finds.  

The alliance promising to deliver a sustainable economy for Australia

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 20th October 2021 -  “If we don’t take transformative action on climate change now, Australia risks missing out on the substantive economic opportunity, jobs creation and broader environmental co-benefits of a carbon neutral future.” 

Looking beyond housing to create a system for home

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 15th June 2021 -  Advocates say the NFP sector has a key role to play in shifting the national debate around housing    

Creating and celebrating change at the local level

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 9th June 2021 -  “It makes me very proud to know that what we're doing, we're doing well.”

The potential for transformative change and the role NFPs can play

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 19th May 2021 -  “In the NFP space, there is an additional contribution to the well-being of society that needs to be acknowledged.”

Budget opinion

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

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
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