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NFP working group survives COVID-19 commission shake up

Luke Michael, Monday, 10th August 2020 -  The group is due to provide a report to government shortly

Happenings on the hill

How to handle the crossbenchers

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 10th August 2020 -  Between the two major parties, managing your government engagement is already a large enough job. However, engaging with the crossbench is a next level, high wire act, writes Neil Pharaoh.

Charities to struggle, even with JobKeeper

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 4th August 2020 -  JobKeeper will keep charities afloat in the short term, but is it enough? 

Opinion

‘Reintroducing the liquid asset test is mean spirited and unfair in the midst of a recession’

Rachel Siewert, Wednesday, 29th July 2020 -  If you make people spend all of their hard-earned savings before receiving income support then they are left in a precarious position, argues Greens Senator Rachel Siewert.

Happenings on the hill

Better regulations and less red tape for the social purpose sector? I’d like to see that

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 27th July 2020 -  It’s time to work together to reduce the red tape burden, writes Neil Pharaoh, who wants to hear your stories and solutions about excessive regulation in the sector.

Opinion

Data drives change

David Crosbie, Thursday, 23rd July 2020 -  If Australia's charities are to be given further special consideration by government, business, donors and communities, we need to build a case for increased support based on good data, writes David Crosbie.

Charities have a key role in the COVID recovery, but what if they aren’t there?

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 22nd July 2020 -  Experts say the unique business structure of charities makes it harder for them to rebound

‘Flexibility and certainty’ – what the charity sector needs from government

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 16th July 2020 -  Fifteen per cent of charities and not for profits said they must retrench staff when JobKeeper ends 

Opinion

The ‘second wave’ and the Australian economy

Joe Zabar, Thursday, 16th July 2020 -  Failing to address the unemployment and underemployment challenges facing the nation will have significant impacts on the social and economic wellbeing of hundreds of thousands of people for many years, writes Joe Zabar.

Opinion

Towers response shows politicians need to be reacquainted with the humble power of soap

Kate Austin, Wednesday, 15th July 2020 -  The pandemic has been a stark reminder that hygiene products are not “nice-to-haves” but “must haves” – yet soap is rarely included in government aid supplied to Australians living in crisis conditions, writes Kate Austin.
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