Close Search
 
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD

Policy

Budget

What does the social sector want to see in this year’s budget?

Luke Michael, Monday, 10th May 2021 -  We take a look at the social sector’s wishlist for the 2021 federal budget

Pre-budget brief: ‘The government must ensure that people aren’t left behind’

Cassandra Goldie, Monday, 10th May 2021 -  Cassandra Goldie provides a run through of what the Australian Council of Social Service is looking for in this week’s federal budget.

Religious organisations slam plan to shut down charities for minor offences

Luke Michael, Thursday, 6th May 2021 -  Charity leaders say the sector is facing a red tape nightmare that will curtail charitable advocacy      

Opinion

What’s the price of community resilience?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 6th May 2021 -  A new set of priorities is emerging for governments around the need to build resilient communities, but focusing on the physical infrastructure is only a small part of the community resilience story, writes David Crosbie, reflecting on the upcoming f

Aussie charities fear their ability to advocate is being stifled

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 4th May 2021 -  Charity advocates say a shrinking civil space is damaging the state of Australia’s democracy

Happenings on the hill

Why is government ‘consultation’ so bad in Australia and what can we do about it?

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 26th April 2021 -  Neil Pharaoh compares Australia’s two versions of consultation with the system in New Zealand, and shares some advice on how community organisations can amplify their voice.

Australia’s welfare system locks single parent families into poverty

Luke Michael, Monday, 26th April 2021 -  “Being a single parent in Australia today really does create a risk of consigning you to a life of poverty”    

Embracing change, for-good: Government engagement in the post-pandemic recovery period

Jo Scard, Thursday, 22nd April 2021 -  Jo Scard, CEO + Founder of Fifty Acres, shares some insights into how social change organisations and NFPs can effectively engage policymakers and stakeholders. 

The tale of two (cash for cans) models

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 19th April 2021 -  Recycling advocates say charities in Victoria shouldn’t have to sub-contract through a private company when the state launches its first container deposit scheme

Happenings on the hill

What role does media play when advocating to government?

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 12th April 2021 -  Neil Pharaoh looks at how NFPs can work with the media to achieve an outcome, and shares four problems that need to be kept front of mind.
PB Careers
Get your biweekly dose of news, opinion and analysis to keep you up to date with what’s happening and why it matters for you, sent every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers? Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au or download our contributor guidelines.
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook
×