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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.

Aged care in Australia

Andrew Cairns, Thursday, 25th June 2020 -  There is an enormous demand for aged care services in rural and remote areas, but the market is failing. It is up to our communities and civil society to work together on the solutions, writes Community Sector Banking CEO Andrew Cairns.

Opinion

Corona and the common good

Augustine Zycher, Wednesday, 24th June 2020 -  Uniting around the common good is why Australia was successful in containing COVID-19. But after two months, the consensus regarding the common good has started to come apart, not least because too many have been left out, writes Augustine Zycher.

Philanthropists and NFP sector leaders honoured on Queen’s Birthday

Luke Michael, Monday, 8th June 2020 -  The Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List has recognised 933 Australians

‘Charities don’t want to be casualties of the COVID crisis’: NFPs facing a dire financial future

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 3rd June 2020 -  Analysis shows almost one in five Aussie charities could be at high risk of closing their doors within six months  

Fears COVID-19 could make the far right more dangerous than ever

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 27th May 2020 -  There are concerns the crisis will be used to radicalise young people    

COVID-19 helps shift public perceptions of marginalised Aussies

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th May 2020 -  The pandemic is changing the way Australians view others

‘The COVID-19 pandemic is seismic’: Community groups fear for survival

Luke Michael, Friday, 15th May 2020 -  Many NFPs have been forced to cut staff amid a drop in fundraising levels

New project to help social sector build a ‘better, brighter future’

Luke Michael, Friday, 8th May 2020 -  Researchers are looking to take the pulse of the sector  

Opinion

The good, the hopeful, and the dog’s breakfast

David Crosbie, Thursday, 30th April 2020 -  Australian charities have demonstrated in this crisis that they are effective advocates to governments. Now they need to look beyond governments to better engagement with their communities, writes David Crosbie.
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