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It’s time to help migrants and refugees bearing the brunt of COVID-19

Ezekiel Simperingham, Thursday, 9th July 2020 -  It is clear that the pandemic is affecting some more than others. We need to look beyond our own communities and provide support to those who are far from home, often isolated and at grave risk, writes Ezekiel Simperingham.

Ask Izzy gets government funding boost amid rising service demand

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 8th July 2020 -  The website is being upgraded to better help people navigate social support services

The government’s talking to migrant community leaders, but where are the women?

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th July 2020 -  Groups representing migrant women say it’s time the Victorian government listened to women when handling coronavirus

Calls for better mental health response to COVID-19

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 8th July 2020 -  New research shows the mental health impacts of the pandemic are far reaching

Community sector rallies around residents in hard lock down

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 6th July 2020 -  “What the community is very good at doing is recognising the human needs, and that's certainly what these charities do,” community leader says.

Advocates push to allow reusable cups at Aussie cafes again

Luke Michael, Friday, 3rd July 2020 -  A number of major chains are yet to lift their ban on reusables       

Youth matters

Why youth services must be accessible

Issy Orosz, Wednesday, 1st July 2020 -  Without accessibility for all young people, services can harm groups of society that already have a hard time accessing the world around them, writes Issy Orosz, in a new monthly column injecting the voices of young people into the social change sect

The Indigenous-led solutions being pushed to the back of decision making

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st July 2020 -  The CEO of Deadly Connections says justice programs designed without Indigenous people are ineffective  

Calls for Australia to tackle the SDGs with the same urgency as COVID-19

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 1st July 2020 -  A new report shows Australia is struggling with sustainable development

Organisations named and shamed for refusing to join National Redress Scheme

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 1st July 2020 -  "It is devastating to see that there are still institutions which fail to adequately acknowledge the devastation reaped on victims of child sexual abuse and be truly accountable," one victims' advocate said.
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