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Charity sector faces new advocacy threat

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th August 2021 -  Sector leaders say the government is trying to make charities less visible during election periods

Opinion

Transparency – sure thing!

David Crosbie, Thursday, 12th August 2021 -  Most of us in the charity sector believe in transparency, but it is both hypocritical and ill-informed for this government to argue the community is demanding more transparency from charities in disaster recovery or in any other area, writes David Cr

Senate urged to ‘stand up’ for charities

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 10th August 2021 -  Time is slowly running out for charities to secure support for a disallowance motion that would stop controversial new regulations coming into effect

Australians back the case for guaranteed basic income

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 9th August 2021 -  “Income security is a basic human need, and basic income is a means to meet that need.”

‘They are not just an attack on charities. They are an attack on democracy.’

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th August 2021 -  The charity sector has 15 days to secure support for a disallowance motion to prevent controversial changes to governance standards becoming law, after the regulations were tabled

Opinion

‘Things could be so very different in this country of ours’

David Ritter, Monday, 2nd August 2021 -  Given Australia’s natural renewable energy resources and the education and creativity of our people, we could be leaders in climate action, instead, the world has been left bewildered by the unwillingness of our politicians to act, writes David Rit

Happenings on the hill

No, the minister is not your only target stakeholder…

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 2nd August 2021 -  This fortnight, Neil Pharaoh dives into what he thinks is the most common sentence he has said when working with clients: “the minister is not your only stakeholder”. 

Opinion

Good policy matters

David Crosbie, Thursday, 29th July 2021 -  We are at a point in time where we need to reinvent the whole idea of good government policy and why it is so fundamental, writes David Crosbie.

The six changes charities want to support communities in lockdown

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 28th July 2021 -  “Hopefully, governments will respond positively, and charities will be able to enhance our efforts to keep Australians safe and build stronger communities.”    

‘There’s no need for these regulations’ – Charities fear changes to governance standards will have a negative effect

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 27th July 2021 -  Nearly one in six charities believe they could have faced deregistration in the past year if the controversial new regime had been in place 
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