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The Path to Australia

Wendy Williams, Monday, 26th June 2017 -  Omar Al Kassab is a Syrian refugee who escaped with his family to Australia, where he has returned to his studies, become a Scout leader and  an inspirational TED speaker. He is this week’s Changemaker.

Opinion

Different Does Not Mean Bad

Bill Gamack, Friday, 23rd June 2017 -  Senator Pauline Hanson’s comments that children with disability should be removed from mainstream classrooms could have a damaging impact on how disability is viewed in Australia, writes EPIC Assist CEO Bill Gamack.

The Bottom 100 Shines a Light on the World’s Poor

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  A global not for profit dedicated to fighting poverty has launched The Bottom 100, a list of the world's poorest individuals who are struggling at the other end of “rich lists”.

Gender Inequality and Religious Intolerance Pull Australia Down in Ranks

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  Gender inequality, a lack of religious tolerance and political terror are negatively affecting Australians’ quality of life, a new report has revealed.

Social Sector Says NSW Budget is ‘Disappointing’

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  Leading charities and peak bodies have declared the NSW budget a “missed opportunity” to address the state’s housing crisis and offer support to the state's most vulnerable.

Expanding The Hunting Ground – A Conversation About Consent

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 20th June 2017 -  As many as one in five women and one in 20 men in Australia have experienced sexual violence since the age of 15.

Sector Welcomes Much Needed Boost to Humanitarian Aid

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 19th June 2017 -  Australia’s leading international humanitarian organisations have received a much needed boost to better prepare for, and respond to, humanitarian crises across the Pacific and the world.

Australians Make Record Donations to Support Refugees

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 19th June 2017 -  Australian individuals and former refugee communities have made the largest donation to date to support refugees.

Disability Advocates Celebrate the End of Australia’s ‘Book Famine’

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 19th June 2017 -  Disability advocates are celebrating an end to the so-called “book famine”, which saw the restriction of accessible books to blind, partially sighted and dyslexic Australians due to copyright law.

Changemaker

A Place to Call Home

Wendy Williams, Monday, 19th June 2017 -  Eugenia Tsoulis OAM is the CEO of the Australian Migrant Resource Centre, the leading settlement agency in South Australia. She is this week’s Changemaker.
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