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National Compact Draft Principles Released for Discussion

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th August 2009 -  A National Compact between the Federal Government and the Australia Not for Profit Sector would include a statement of agreed principles as well as a prioritised action list to ensure the Compact can make a difference.

Government Provides $21 million to Support Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th August 2009 -  Not for Profit organisations, who are supported by volunteers, can apply for Australian Government grants of up to $5,000 to purchase equipment and cover the cost of petrol.

Tax Treatment Reform for Special Disability Trusts

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th August 2009 -  The Federal Government has released a consultation paper on proposed reforms to the tax treatment of special disability trusts to ease the financial burden on people with disabilities as well as their carers and families.

Online Forum to Discuss Draft Principles of NFP National Compact

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd August 2009 -  Not for Profits will be able to begin discussing the Federal Government's Draft Principles for a National Compact at an Online Forum from today (August 3rd, 2009) however the full details of the draft will not be released until the end of the week.

Sea and Tree-Change Families Face Life On The Fringe

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd August 2009 -  Despite the attractions of a sea or tree-change, a new report has found that once families moved they faced significant barriers which affected their ability to participate in their new community and local NFP organisations were having take on the ex

Not for Profit Wins PM’s Environmentalist of the Year Award

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd August 2009 -  Environment group and Not for Profit organisation Earthwatch has won the top prize in the annual Banksia Foundation Awards - the Prime Minister's Environmentalist of the Year.

Government’s Digital Road Map a Dead-End for Not for Profits

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd July 2009 -  Leading Not for Profit technology organisation Connecting Up Australia (CUA) has slammed the Rudd Government's recent plan plan for the digital economy.

National Shelter Funding

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th July 2009 -  As the housing and homeless issues gain momentum across Australia, the Federal Government has announced that the Not for Profit organisation National Shelter will receive $200,000 in funding over the next two years.

Blitz on Sub-Standard Rooming Houses in Victoria

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th July 2009 -  The Victorian Government has set up a rooming house task force which includes representative from Not for Profit peak bodies and begun a blitz on what it describes as sub-standard rooming houses across the state.

Conroy’s Digital Road Map a Dead-end for Not for Profits

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th July 2009 -  Leading Not for Profit technology organisation Connecting Up Australia (CUA) has slammed the Rudd Government's plan for the digital economy released last week.
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