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Landmark Victorian Inquiry into Homelessness report: What’s in it for young people?

David Mackenzie, Friday, 5th March 2021 -  The Victorian Inquiry into Homelessness report was submitted to Parliament with over 50 recommendations. Associate Professor David Mackenzie and Dr Tammy Hand, who head up the Upstream Project and are co-creators of the COSS model, highlight their ke

Opinion

Canberra is changing its approach to refugees after years of struggle

Jana Favero, Friday, 5th March 2021 -  A petition calling for all refugees and people seeking asylum in detention to be released and resettled in a safe, permanent home by World Refugee Day has received cross-party support marking the culmination of years of hard work, writes Jana Favero.

Housing all Australians

How do we solve a problem like rough sleeping?

Jenny Begent, Friday, 5th March 2021 -  If we are to tackle the current housing and health inequalities then we need to assess and meet the needs of people sleeping rough in new and imaginative ways, writes Jenny Begent, head of social mission for the Salvation Army.

Analysis

Think all your plastic is being recycled? New research shows it can end up in the ocean

Contributor, Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 -  Some plastic sent overseas for recycling ends up as pollution, or goes up in toxic smoke. But there are steps we can take to ensure our waste is processed as intended.

COSS Corner

Valuing the social economy, the vaccine roll-out, and a roadmap for a real, positive change

Contributor, Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

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Four key takeaways from the aged care royal commission’s final report

Contributor, Tuesday, 2nd March 2021 -  The federal government has finally released the final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Disappointingly, however, this report gives the government room to pick and choose recommendations as the cabinet likes, write Ste

‘We know it’s bullsh*t’: Advocates say independent assessments will be a disaster for NDIS participants

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 2nd March 2021 -  “These changes have a real danger of changing the nature of the NDIS and the idea of what the NDIS was intentionally meant to be” 

Analysis

Developing sustainable and high impact NFPs for Indigenous Australians

Adam Davids, Monday, 1st March 2021 -  Aboriginal non-profit leader and Fulbright Scholar, Adam Davids offers insights for Indigenous not for profits by drawing on the experience of successful racial minority-serving institutions in the USA.

Why fundraising can create a perfect storm for mental health issues

Luke Michael, Friday, 26th February 2021 -  Fundraising leaders say COVID-19 has put mental health in the spotlight 

Financial distress levels dip during COVID-19 thanks to support payments

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 24th February 2021 -  Utility bill shock and credit card debt were the leading cause of financial distress during the pandemic
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