Luke Michael, Friday, 16th February 2018 -
Two prominent legal charities have urged a Religious Freedom Review panel to support the LGBTI community, by narrowing “the blanket religious exemptions which allow religious organisations to discriminate”.
David Crosbie, Thursday, 15th February 2018 -
Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie reflects on the Australian Reconciliation Convention in 1997, and the progress, or lack thereof, that has been made since to close the gap.
Luke Michael, Wednesday, 14th February 2018 -
The federal government’s controversial cashless debit card will be expanded to welfare participants in Western Australia's Goldfields region, after legislation passed extending the trial until mid-2019.
Luke Michael, Tuesday, 13th February 2018 -
Australia’s welfare peak body has urged the government to strongly invest in social services in the upcoming federal budget, rather than introducing “unjustified” tax cuts.
Luke Michael, Monday, 12th February 2018 -
The prime minister’s annual Closing the Gap report has revealed only three out of seven targets are "on track", 10 years after the policy was launched to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians.
Luke Michael, Friday, 9th February 2018 -
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission’s independent advisory board has warned a review panel there is no need to change ACNC legislation, three weeks after the charities regulator asked the panel to consider adding two new objects
Luke Michael, Thursday, 8th February 2018 -
The federal government’s Closing the Gap policy has “all but fallen apart” due to extensive funding cuts and political instability, a 10-year review into the strategy has found.
Contributor, Thursday, 8th February 2018 -
It’s time to end the political games and fulfil the mandate of the royal commission, writes Kathleen Daly, professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University, in this article which first appeared in The Conversation.