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Offering Solutions – Creating the Australia We Want

David Crosbie, Thursday, 25th August 2016 -  Maybe we all need to “toughen up”, show real courage and take decisions that will make us a safer, fairer and more just society writes David Crosbie, CEO of Community Council for Australia.

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Ideas for the Next Generation of Disability Activists

Peter Gibilisco, Thursday, 25th August 2016 -  Meritocracy and affirmative action? Author and disability researcher Dr Peter Gibilisco offers some key ideas for the next generation of disability activists.

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The Need for Financial Resilience

Elliot Anderson, Wednesday, 24th August 2016 -  Despite our nation’s strong economic growth, Australians have a lot of work to do to ensure they are well placed to weather life’s little and big financial shocks, writes microfinance expert at NAB, Elliot Anderson, who will co-host an upcoming P

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Shaping Our Future Workspaces

Mike Davis, Wednesday, 24th August 2016 -  What should future workspaces look like to enable thriving, high-performing teams and cater for employees who value purpose over profit, asks Mike Davis, founder of Purposeful.

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Creating a ‘Single Source of Truth’ for Your Data

Ian Patterson, Tuesday, 23rd August 2016 -  IT expert Ian Patterson offers his top tips on integrating data in a Not for Profit organisation – how to make sure every piece of relevant data is captured in the one place.

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More Abuse Uncovered on Nauru, So Who’s Responsible?

Julie Edwards, Thursday, 18th August 2016 -  It is time Australia rejected the fiction that our political leaders are not somehow responsible for what happens on the offshore detention centres they have created, writes Julie Edwards the CEO of Jesuit Social Services.

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Tips for ‘Intrapreneurs’ Leading NDIS Transformations

Doug Taylor, Tuesday, 16th August 2016 -  The director of resilient communities at welfare provider Uniting, Doug Taylor, offers his top three tips on how to survive as an “intrapreneur” working on the transformational journey to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in a Not f

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Rough Sleeping – An Issue that Needs a Collective Response

Heather Holst, Thursday, 4th August 2016 -  While policy leadership and financial investment is needed from local, state and federal governments, the corporate and philanthropic sectors also have an important role to play in addressing Australia’s homelessness issues, writes Dr Heather Holst

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Homelessness is the Canary in the Coalmine

Robert Pradolin, Tuesday, 2nd August 2016 -  The economic impact and productivity of this country is inextricably linked to the fundamental need for a stable form of shelter for all Australians, writes philanthropist and property development expert Robert Pradolin as part of national Homelessne

Reimagining NSW: How the Care Economy Could Help Unclog Our Cities

Ben Spies-Butcher, Monday, 1st August 2016 -  The rise of care is the biggest economic story of our time and could help create more rural jobs, writes Ben Spies-Butcher, a lecturer in economy and society, in the department of sociology at Macquarie University, in this article which first appeare
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