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Someone else’s shoes

David Crosbie, Thursday, 1st August 2019 -  Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie reflects on the role empathy plays in our community.

Poverty in Australia is increasing as wages stagnate

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 30th July 2019 -  Australia’s poverty rate is on the rise, new data shows, with community groups saying this is a result of the government’s failure to properly index Newstart.

Wealth inequality on the rise in Australia

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 17th July 2019 -  Average household wealth in Australia has risen above $1 million, but community groups warn this comes at a time of widening economic inequality, with the wealth of low-income earners falling by almost 10 per cent.

Partnerships are the key to a thriving civil society

Andrew Cairns, Thursday, 13th June 2019 -  Our communities are better when they bind together with a common purpose and common values, writes Andrew Cairns, CEO of Community Sector Banking.

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Beyond politics

David Crosbie, Thursday, 23rd May 2019 -  How do we make our values more relevant and significant in contemporary Australia, asks Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie, in the wake of the federal election.

High profile humanitarian priest calls for positive post-election action

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 21st May 2019 -  Controversial priest and humanitarian, Father Rod Bower, is calling on the community sector to unite and engender a sense of belonging within disparate groups, following results from the federal election.  

Opinion

A thirst for more than money

David Crosbie, Thursday, 9th May 2019 -  The importance of enacting human values seems to have slipped off our public policy agenda, except where it can be shown to provide an economic benefit, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Is this the Australia we want?

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 7th May 2019 -  Australia is heading in the wrong direction when it comes to tackling growing incarceration and suicide rates, charitible giving, and sustainability levels, according to new analysis.

State of the Not for Profit Sector Survey Revealed

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th September 2014 -  Federal Government policy, regulation and funding have been identified as having the biggest negative impacts on the Australian Not for Profit sector, according to a major survey by Pro Bono Australia, Net Balance Research Institute and the Community
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