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Calls to close cleft cost gap

Danielle Kutchel, Thursday, 14th April 2022 -  A new campaign aims to help cleft children and their families cover the cost of the services, surgeries and therapies they need to develop critical communication skills.

Could you live on $46 a day?

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 13th April 2022 -  That is the question ACOSS is asking all political leaders and candidates, after Labor confirmed it does not have plans to raise JobSeeker.

Poli-pix to create clear picture for government

Jonathan Alley, Wednesday, 13th April 2022 -  Community Council for Australia and Our Community are running a national photography competition to raise government awareness of the charity sector. 

Pro Bono News Election Poll: Have your say

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 12th April 2022 -  Pro Bono News has launched a reader poll to understand and support the role of charities in the lead up to the next federal election.

Happenings on the hill

What are the three big success factors in government engagement?

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 11th April 2022 -  The election campaign has now officially commenced, many are considering what comes next for government engagement. As a long-term actor in this space, Neil Pharoah identifies the three attributes that help organisations achieve funding, policy or le


Sometimes money is not enough

Sue Shilbury, Monday, 11th April 2022 -  Investment in children’s access to early learning is always needed, but effective use of the funds is vital, writes Sue Shilbury.


Wrecking government – the challenge for us all

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 6th April 2022 -  When a government is no longer willing or capable of fulfilling some of the critical roles of government, where does that leave the charities sector? David Crosbie asks the question. 

Aged care on the edge, but there is a path forward

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 6th April 2022 -  After 20 reviews, a royal commission, and a global pandemic, the crisis in aged care in Australia has been thrust firmly into the spotlight.

‘It’s undemocratic’: NSW anti-protest laws spark a civil society backlash

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 4th April 2022 -  A coalition of community and advocacy groups say new laws are incompatible with the democratic right to protest and fundamental civil liberties. 


Where is the investment in meeting people’s needs?

Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine, Monday, 4th April 2022 -  Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine responds to the federal budget by asking if the reality of recent, successive crises is not enough, how else can the people living through them influence political decision-making? 
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