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Four dimensions of government failure

David Crosbie, Thursday, 9th September 2021 -  David Crosbie shares his analysis of four areas of government failure, and laments the arrogance that is preventing governments from acknowledging their mistakes and learning from them.

Into the rainbow

A more rainbow parliament could light the way

Nevena Spirovska, Monday, 6th September 2021 -  Political parties across all states and territories need to rise to the challenge of increasing LGBTIQ+ representation in public office, writes Nevena Spirovska.

Sector pays tribute to Greens senator Rachel Siewert

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 30th August 2021 -  The Western Australian senator will retire from politics at the next federal election after 16 years of service 

Advocates say forced labour ban needed in the fight against modern slavery

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th August 2021 -  “We should all be able to have confidence that the goods we purchase are not made at the expense of other peoples’ freedom”

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

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.”    

Opinion

‘The average charity is about as likely to engage in illegal activism as the average person is to commit murder’

Andrew Leigh, Wednesday, 30th June 2021 -  Shadow Assistant Minister for Charities Andrew Leigh takes aim at the federal government’s most recent “war on charities”.

Opinion

Let’s open government to NFP expertise and citizen voice

Craig Comrie, Monday, 7th June 2021 -  At the end of another sitting week, Craig Comrie wonders what would happen if question time and estimates became opportunities not for politicians to gain one up on each other, but for an inclusive approach to community engagement. 

Opinion

Worse than failure

David Crosbie, Thursday, 3rd June 2021 -  When we reflect on what government failures around COVID-19 quarantine and the vaccination roll out mean for the charities sector, the question of how charities deal with responsibilities, targets and performance measures emerges as a fundamental iss
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