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Happenings on the hill

Focus on politics: Victoria

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 20th June 2022 -  This week we’re switching up Happenings on the Hill and turning our attention to state politics. Neil Pharaoh takes a deep dive into Victoria, the parliament, people, and the election due on 26 November this year. 

Leigh hits the ground running as charities minister

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 15th June 2022 -  “The charity sector has suffered a nine year war on charities, which ended on 21 May this year.”

Happenings on the hill

Did we have a ‘greenslide’ or a ‘One Nation/Palmer/Katter slide’ this election?

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 6th June 2022 -  As the dust settles on the election and the new government finds its way, Neil Pharaoh takes a step back to review one of the quirks in this election – the minor party votes on either side of the political divide. 

Advocates call on new government to adopt human rights charter

Samantha Freestone, Monday, 6th June 2022 -  The Albanese government has promised to review the implementation of a national human rights charter. The Human Rights Law Centre is now campaigning to hold the government to its word, hot on the heels of a new report.


Everything has changed in Australian politics

David Crosbie, Thursday, 2nd June 2022 -  It is up to us to build on that change through our own organisations, writes David Crosbie, who says charities can learn a lot from the approach taken by climate activists in this election. 

Meet your new federal government colleagues

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 1st June 2022 -  The new cabinet is strong on diversity, with a record number of women and the country’s first female Muslim minister.

Sector looks ahead to priorities as new prime minister is sworn in

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 23rd May 2022 -  Anthony Albanese’s win has been broadly welcomed by the sector.


The more things change…

David Crosbie, Thursday, 19th May 2022 -  Regardless of who wins the election this weekend, it is important to remember that government departments and agencies can be very resilient. If we expect them to change, we need to think about how we can reward the behaviours we want them to adopt,

Election 2022: The state of play

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 18th May 2022 -  To ensure you have the most informed view of this election, we give you a final run-through of the sector’s demands and how some of the candidates responded.

Pro Bono News releases promise tracker for the 2022 federal election

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 18th May 2022 -  Using this tracker, Pro Bono News will continue to hold the incoming government to account on its promises to the sector.
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