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‘It’s just been so frustrating’: Food relief charities hindered by funding guidelines

Luke Michael, Thursday, 28th October 2021 -  Sector leaders say thousands of charities are missing out on funding support

Happenings on the hill

What date is too late to prep for the federal election?

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 25th October 2021 -  Neil Pharaoh gives a rundown of election basics and shares some of the key questions every for-purpose organisation needs to start thinking about in relation to the election.

Opinion

Performance failures at the charities regulator

David Crosbie, Thursday, 21st October 2021 -  The performance of the ACNC has gone backwards when it should have been improving, writes David Crosbie, who argues the latest ACNC Annual Report is disappointing at best.

The job market is bouncing back, but not for everyone

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 21st October 2021 -  New data finds there are 27 jobseekers across Australia competing for each entry-level job

Opinion

Now is the time to tackle child poverty as a national priority

Doug Taylor, Wednesday, 20th October 2021 -  We need a comprehensive national framework for reducing child poverty, writes Doug Taylor, who reflects on the impact poverty has on children’s educational outcomes.

ACNC annual report unveiled

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th October 2021 -  The report sets out the charity commission’s achievements during a year of significant change and uncertainty

Opinion

Costly reforms that will deter volunteer directors

Sue Woodward AM, Thursday, 14th October 2021 -  Not only is the pure dollar cost of the proposed expansion of the ACNC’s powers too high, it could have a significant effect on recruiting, inducting and retaining great people for charity board roles, writes Sue Woodward AM, chief adviser of Not-f

Opinion

‘2050 is far too late to secure a safer future for our kids’

David Ritter, Monday, 11th October 2021 -  The time for excuses has passed, writes David Ritter, chief executive officer of Greenpeace Australia Pacific, who says the federal government must take decisive action to cut emissions this decade.

Happenings on the hill

What does a 2022 government engagement calendar look like?

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 11th October 2021 -  A great event can make a big difference to political stakeholders, writes Neil Pharaoh, who shares some things to remember when thinking about your engagement calendar for next year.

New charity regulations could cost sector $150 million

Luke Michael, Monday, 11th October 2021 -  “Not only will these changes crack down on the free speech of charities across Australia, the burdensome red tape will affect service delivery”
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