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NFPs Driving WA Economy, Report Says

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 15th February 2017 -  Social services must no longer be seen as a drain on the public purse, according to the peak body for the social service sector in Western Australia, in light of a new report which shows the not-for-profit sector is a key driver of the state economy.

Study into the Effect of the NDIS on Carers

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 25th January 2017 -  The wellbeing of carers caring for an individual participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) may not have improved compared to those not on the scheme, according to researchers who are embarking on stage three of a national inves

Survey Reveals Australian Attitudes to Torture in Conflict

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 6th December 2016 -  A new survey by international aid agency Red Cross shows that the majority of Australians oppose torture in war but many don’t know that torturing a soldier for information is wrong, while some think it is acceptable.

Aussies Say Yes to Multiculturalism, Marriage Equality But No To Politics

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 -  Australians have a low level of trust in government and are increasingly politically disengaged, but remain highly cohesive, showing wide support for multiculturalism, immigration and marriage equality, according to a new report by the Scanlon Founda

People on Low Incomes Struggle to Stay ‘Connected’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 3rd November 2016 -  A major report into telecommunications affordability by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) and the South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) has found that people on low incomes are missing out.

Low-Skilled Workers Being Excluded from Workforce

Lina Caneva, Monday, 31st October 2016 -  Low-skilled workers are increasingly being excluded from the workforce, according to a major not-for-profit report which shows there is only one job advertised for every two low-skilled job seekers.

Rural Training Pathways Needed for Nurses and Allied Health

Lina Caneva, Monday, 24th October 2016 -  Better training pathways and promotion are needed to convince more nurses and allied health professionals to go rural, according to a new not-for-profit study.

Increase in Child Poverty a National ‘Shame’

Lina Caneva, Sunday, 16th October 2016 -  Welfare peak body the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has released a new report showing that 731,300 children, or 17.4 per cent of all children in Australia, are living in poverty, an increase of 2 per cent over the past 10 years (from 2

NFPs Not Prepared for Extreme Weather Events

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 13th October 2016 -  Welfare peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS), said community organisations were still poorly prepared to respond to extreme weather events and the significant impact on their own operations.

New Research Looks for NFP Innovation Improvements

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 13th October 2016 -  New national research into Australia’s not-for-profit organisations aims to uncover greater insights and possible improvements in innovation performance across the sector.
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