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NSW petition to raise the age gets 63,000 signatures 

Samantha Freestone, Thursday, 11th August 2022 -  Following a two-year campaign, New South Wales leaders push to raise the age of incarceration for minors.

Advocates push for Brisbane Olympics social impact gold

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 3rd August 2022 -  Momentum and expectations are building around how the Brisbane Games could leave a social policy legacy that benefits the whole community.

Threats to right to protest signal continuation of war on charities

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 6th July 2022 -  Advocates have issued a call to action for charities to protect the right to protest before it’s too late.

Prepare for the federal budget cycle: Creating your winning government engagement strategy

Danielle Kutchel, Thursday, 30th June 2022 -  With a wealth of experience in government relations, founder and CEO of Fifty Acres Jo Scard shares her key ingredients for a winning government engagement strategy.

Pursuing purpose in times of politics

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 9th May 2022 -  What’s right and what’s wrong when it comes to advocating as a charity during election time?

Calls to close cleft cost gap

Danielle Kutchel, Thursday, 14th April 2022 -  A new campaign aims to help cleft children and their families cover the cost of the services, surgeries and therapies they need to develop critical communication skills.

Poli-pix to create clear picture for government

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 13th April 2022 -  Community Council for Australia and Our Community are running a national photography competition to raise government awareness of the charity sector. 

Happenings on the hill

What are the three big success factors in government engagement?

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 11th April 2022 -  The election campaign has now officially commenced, many are considering what comes next for government engagement. As a long-term actor in this space, Neil Pharoah identifies the three attributes that help organisations achieve funding, policy or le

‘It’s undemocratic’: NSW anti-protest laws spark a civil society backlash

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 4th April 2022 -  A coalition of community and advocacy groups say new laws are incompatible with the democratic right to protest and fundamental civil liberties. 

We’ve got the budget: now what?

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 30th March 2022 -  With years of political and public relations experience, the founder and CEO of Fifty Acres, Jo Scard, breaks down what this year’s budget means for the for-purpose sector and why engagement efforts must continue.
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