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Charities use full-page ad to condemn proposed regulations

Luke Michael, Thursday, 24th June 2021 -  “These regulations must be abandoned. The work of Australia’s charities should not be stifled when the country needs us the most”

‘For heaven’s sakes, make it five years’: Community sector frustrated by short funding cycles

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 23rd June 2021 -  “The most important change governments can make that will provide job security for frontline workers and certainty for people needing services is longer contracts” 

Happenings on the hill

Your biggest asset in a meeting may not be who you think

Neil Pharaoh, Tuesday, 22nd June 2021 -  Putting your best foot forward in a government or political meeting may be more complicated than you think. Neil Pharaoh takes a look at who is best to bring along, and perhaps who to exclude from meetings with political stakeholders and government.

Opinion

Keeping up appearances?

David Ritter, Monday, 21st June 2021 -  Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter reflects on the outcome of AGL’s recent law-suit against the charity and the widespread media coverage it generated. 

Opinion

It’s time.

David Crosbie, Thursday, 17th June 2021 -  Every charity that wants to advocate for their community should now be thinking about developing an election action plan, writes David Crosbie.

ACNC head says ‘very few’ charities are acting illegally despite crackdown

Luke Michael, Thursday, 10th June 2021 -  Amid the Morrison’s government’s push to crackdown on the issue of “activist” charities, the charities commissioner says current data does not suggest this is a problem   

Greenpeace wins legal battle against energy giant

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 10th June 2021 -  Charity representatives have labelled it a win for freedom of expression

Opinion

Let’s open government to NFP expertise and citizen voice

Craig Comrie, Monday, 7th June 2021 -  At the end of another sitting week, Craig Comrie wonders what would happen if question time and estimates became opportunities not for politicians to gain one up on each other, but for an inclusive approach to community engagement. 

Happenings on the hill

Help! I have been asked to do a government tender…

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 7th June 2021 -  A government tender hits your desk, what do you do next? How do you best leverage relationships and engagements to help position for a competitive tender? Neil Pharaoh shares some advice.

Opinion

Worse than failure

David Crosbie, Thursday, 3rd June 2021 -  When we reflect on what government failures around COVID-19 quarantine and the vaccination roll out mean for the charities sector, the question of how charities deal with responsibilities, targets and performance measures emerges as a fundamental iss
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