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Lack of career prospects driving community and disability workers away

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 16th November 2021 -  Nearly one in six community service workers are planning to move away from the sector 

Opinion

Indigenous vaccination rates should be Australia’s highest priority

Dechlan Brennan, Monday, 15th November 2021 -  As Australia opens up to the world, we risk leaving our most vulnerable communities behind, writes freelance writer Dechlan Brennan.

NDIS creates $52 billion economic boost

Luke Michael, Thursday, 11th November 2021 -  A new report says the economic impact of the NDIS is significant, even compared to other types of government spending 

COSS Corner

Barriers to voting, board effectiveness and the Theranos saga, and a risk assessment toolkit

Contributor, Thursday, 11th November 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

Opinion

A cross-portfolio approach is needed to Close the Gap

Ros Moriarty, Wednesday, 10th November 2021 -  Recognising that a one-size-fits-all approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policy falls short, can Close the Gap, writes Ros Moriarty.

Law Hack 2021: Disability Justice winner announced

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 10th November 2021 -  A unique event run by the National Justice Project brought together Australia’s brightest minds to find ways to defend the rights of people with disability. 

Opinion

At COP26 our fundamental human rights are at stake

Annika Reynolds, Wednesday, 3rd November 2021 -  But the prime minister does not seem to have made that connection, write Annika Reynolds and Chris Caskey from Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, who argue it’s time to adopt a rights-based approach to climate action.

Opinion

What climate change activists can learn from First Nations campaigns against the fossil fuel industry

Contributor, Monday, 1st November 2021 -  Jacqui Katona and Lily O'Neill share six lessons for those wanting to take decisive action against the fossil fuel industry.

COSS Corner

The TasCOSS Conference, the state of concessions, and service centre closures

Contributor, Thursday, 28th October 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.
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