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Calls for civil society COVID Rapid Response Group

Luke Michael, Thursday, 13th January 2022 -  The group would be made up of ACOSS, unions, business peaks and public health experts

Opinion

What’s going on with independent candidates and the federal election?

Contributor, Wednesday, 15th December 2021 -  With the 2022 election promising to be close – the Morrison government has just a one-seat majority – could high-profile independents be a crucial factor in key seats, asks Malcolm Mackerras.

Labor defends decision to support political campaigners bill

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 2nd December 2021 -  Should Labor be elected, Dr Andrew Leigh confirms they would revisit the framework

Opinion

A picture I can believe in

David Crosbie, Thursday, 18th November 2021 -  David Crosbie shares some important lessons for all charities about the importance of image and images. 

Into the rainbow

Change must happen at all levels: Why we need Rainbow Local Government

Nevena Spirovska, Tuesday, 9th November 2021 -  The success of Rainbow Local Government serves as an important reminder that minoritised communities can organise to have their issues prioritised at a local government level, writes Nevena Spirovska.

Happenings on the hill

What a week in politics…

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 8th November 2021 -  An international bruising for Scotty from Marketing, Small Target affirmed from Albo, and The Greens and Palmer recycling old ambitions: the landscape for the next federal election is starting to be set, writes Neil Pharaoh.   

Opinion

In whose interest is Morrison acting?

David Ritter, Wednesday, 3rd November 2021 -  By undermining global climate talks, the prime minister is acting in defiance of the will of the Australian people, argues David Ritter, CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

Happenings on the hill

What date is too late to prep for the federal election?

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 25th October 2021 -  Neil Pharaoh gives a rundown of election basics and shares some of the key questions every for-purpose organisation needs to start thinking about in relation to the election.

Opinion

‘2050 is far too late to secure a safer future for our kids’

David Ritter, Monday, 11th October 2021 -  The time for excuses has passed, writes David Ritter, chief executive officer of Greenpeace Australia Pacific, who says the federal government must take decisive action to cut emissions this decade.

Opinion

The vital role of charities in an election

David Crosbie, Thursday, 7th October 2021 -  Charities that engage with their local candidates have an opportunity to talk about what matters in their communities and collectively send a powerful message to all federal politicians about the importance of charities, writes David Crosbie. 
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