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Conservation group launches legal fight to protect Australia’s unburnt landscapes

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 21st April 2021 -  WWF are fighting to protect six key landscapes that provide sanctuary for threatened plant and animal species following the catastrophic 2019-20 bushfires  

Opinion

Want to help women? Pay more for aged care

Tracey Burton, Wednesday, 21st April 2021 -  One of the most obvious manifestations of our poor attitudes to women is the continued undervaluing of our aged care system, writes Tracey Burton, chief executive of Uniting NSW.ACT.

Disability royal commission must be extended, advocates say

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 21st April 2021 -  An extension has already been backed by Labor and the Greens

COSS Corner

Water reform, renting rules, and taking action to end deaths in custody

Contributor, Monday, 19th April 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

Opinion

Recognising children as victims of crime in their own right

Deb Tsorbaris, Monday, 19th April 2021 -  We need to invest in specialist child focused services that address the healing and recovery of children and young people who are victims of crime, writes Deb Tsorbaris, CEO of the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare.

The critical step needed to break the cycle for vulnerable children

Luke Michael, Thursday, 15th April 2021 -  Research shows one in five children in Australia do not start school properly equipped to learn                 

Disability advocates welcome move to pause independent assessments

Luke Michael, Thursday, 15th April 2021 -  The new NDIS minister has acknowledged the major backlash to the reforms   

Opinion

‘Let’s get this done’

Emma Morgan, Thursday, 15th April 2021 -  We are witnessing a moment of reckoning. We need to come together to demand a society where all of us can live free from fear and violence, writes Emma Morgan, co-ordinator of the FV Funders Network.

Opinion

Real action needed on Aboriginal deaths in custody

Eddie Cubillo, Thursday, 15th April 2021 -  It’s 30 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody but families continue to lose loved ones amid high incarceration rates, making the need for effective action ever more urgent, writes Eddie Cubillo.

Safeguarding LGBTIQ+ children and young people

Contributor, Thursday, 15th April 2021 -  LGBTIQ+ children and young people are disproportionately impacted by stigma and discrimination and their mental health is suffering as a result. Organisations must do their part to create safety, writes Michael MacKay.
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