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COVID-19 leaves community sector ‘approaching crisis point’

Luke Michael, Friday, 18th September 2020 -  Workers in the community sector have reported feeling “exhausted and burned out”

Fight against NDIS independent assessments ramps up

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 15th September 2020 -  Some protesters climbed out of their wheelchairs  to crawl on the ground during the snap action to highlight the demeaning nature of the proposed changes   

Struggling with compliance fatigue? Don’t let it impact your school’s child safety culture

Contributor, Tuesday, 15th September 2020 -  Embedding and continually building a strong child safety culture must be the priority for every school, so here Child Wise shares some tips on how schools can cultivate a child safe culture.

Students fight to increase the post-discharge support of acute patients

Annette Syahlani, Thursday, 10th September 2020 -  A bill being debated in the YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament aims to ensure that individuals who choose to leave hospital after being admitted due to a mental health crisis receive ongoing support, writes Annette Syahlani, a journalist for YMCA Youth P

COSS Corner

ACT poverty, #HereForSA, and the case for a permanent, adequate JobSeeker rate

Contributor, Wednesday, 9th September 2020 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

Housing all Australians

Housing all Australians – a new paradigm

Robert Pradolin, Wednesday, 9th September 2020 -  In a new 12-part series, Rob Pradolin attempts to explore the role that housing can and should play within Australian society and why it is important to our economy that we house all Australians, rich or poor. 

‘First-aid for racism’: New workshops to tackle a rise in anti-Asian racism

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 9th September 2020 -  This initiative is designed to counter a rise in racism against Asian people in Australia

Improving safety for young people in residential care

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 8th September 2020 -  Young people living in residential care are at significant risk of experiencing sexual abuse 

Opinion

The impact of the pandemic on older women

Augustine Zycher, Monday, 7th September 2020 -  COVID-19 has exacerbated issues that already left older women at a significant disadvantage compared to men, writes Augustine Zycher, who says it is time for Australia to value our older women.  

New NDIS independent assessments slammed by disability activists

Luke Michael, Friday, 4th September 2020 -  The NDIA says the assessments help to develop an overall picture of a person’s function in a number of areas of their life 
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