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Government unveils stimulus support for charities

Luke Michael, Monday, 23rd March 2020 -  But sector advocates say more help for the sector is desperately needed

Analysis

So the government gave sports grants to marginal seats. What happens now?

Contributor, Tuesday, 21st January 2020 -  An audit office report has accused the government of using grants to influence votes. So what are the consequences, asks Maria O'Sullivan.

Community sector struggling to meet demand

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 20th January 2020 -  Australia’s peak welfare body is calling for a $2 billion injection for community services

Charity sector gets multi-million dollar fire relief boost

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 16th January 2020 -  The money will go towards food, financial counselling and support services 

ACOSS fears $550M community services funding cut will hurt vulnerable people

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th December 2019 -  Community groups are urging the government to protect equal pay funding for the caring sector

Opinion

Time to pay up!

David Crosbie, Thursday, 24th October 2019 -  If governments are going to fund charities to provide services in our communities, they need to pay for what it is being delivered, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

NSW community groups facing an uncertain future

Luke Michael, Monday, 24th June 2019 -  Community organisations in New South Wales could be forced to choose between cutting staff or closing altogether because of measures in the state budget, sector advocates believe.  

Opinion

How good is New Zealand’s budget?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 6th June 2019 -  New Zealand has shown how government can shift from previous budget practices to focus more on measures that reflect the reality of people’s lives, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Opinion

A fairer tax system?

Joe Zabar, Tuesday, 4th June 2019 -  However you look at it, $158 billion in forgone revenue from the government’s ambitious tax cut program will impact the government’s capacity to meet the needs of Australians, writes Joe Zabar, director of economic policy and deputy CEO of Cathol
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