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Impact fund for women and girls unveiled
Social Finance

Impact fund for women and girls unveiled

Luke Michael | 25 November 2021

The fund aims to have a major impact on the wellbeing of women and girls in Australia and around the world

Anglicare says Australia’s welfare system must be urgently fixed
Policy

Anglicare says Australia’s welfare system must be urgently fixed

Luke Michael | 25 November 2021

“We need to overhaul the system. People are forced to run a gauntlet of interviews, reporting, and administration that isn’t leading to work” 

Are you making the wrong career move?
Careers

Maggie Coggan | 25 November 2021

Raising the age of criminal responsibility, disaster recovery, and celebrating the work of the sector
Social Affairs  |  COSS Corner

Contributor | 24 November 2021

SANE Australia gets ready to launch a new mental health art program
Culture

Nikki Stefanoff | 24 November 2021

App for consumers to identify sustainable brands set to launch next year
Good Business

Nikki Stefanoff | 24 November 2021

Victorian domestic violence groups unite for greater impact
Governance

Maggie Coggan | 23 November 2021

How can you help if someone you know has anxiety or depression?
Culture  |  How Can I Help?

Wendy Williams | 23 November 2021

NFPs report strong financial performance despite COVID challenges
Governance

Luke Michael | 23 November 2021

The long, delayed, and harmful road to raising the age of criminal responsibility
Social Affairs  |  Opinion

Deborah Di Natale | 22 November 2021

2021 Australian Impact Investment Awards nominations open
Social Finance

Luke Michael | 22 November 2021

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Barnardos Australia releases research survey into effects of domestic and family violence

Australians over the age of 18 are being invited to take part in a survey to explore their experience of being exposed to domestic and family violence as children. The Barnardos Australia research project will contribute to how children and young people can be best supported, and help guide the development of effective engagement practices. Find out more about the research here.

Founder of Good360 takes home Western Sydney Woman of the Year

Alison Covington, founder and managing director of Good360, an organisation that matches valuable second-hand items to people in need, has been named Western Sydney Woman of the Year. Since 2015, $192 million worth of goods have been donated from businesses. Find out more about the awards here. 

2021 Tomorrow Makers announced

The AMP Foundation has announced $1 million worth of grant funding to 27 Aussies tackling a range of challenges and opportunities, including rural food security, children’s mental health, youth justice, female economic participation and Indigenous language preservation. See the full list of winners here.

Sendle commits to net zero by 2030

The courier service, which is the first 100 per cent carbon neutral delivery service in Australia and the US, has announced its commitment to reach net zero by 2030 as part of the B Corp movement. Find out more about its commitment here.

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