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New dementia documentary sheds light on the need for more community awareness

New dementia documentary sheds light on the need for more community awareness

Samantha Freestone | 24 June 2022

A shared love for art dovetails with a moving documentary about dementia awareness, written, directed and produced by journalist, film maker and educator Renee Brack.

The importance of giving circles in contemporary philanthropy
Philanthropy  |  Opinion

The importance of giving circles in contemporary philanthropy

Christine Darcas | 23 June 2022

Christine Darcas has been involved in Australia’s giving circle movement since 2014. She believes their benefits are worth highlighting.

Increases to the minimum wage, drop in solutions and the high cost of doing business
Social Affairs  |  COSS Corner

Contributor | 22 June 2022

Accessibility-first mindset needed to make tech design equitable

Danielle Kutchel | 21 June 2022

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Wendy Williams | 21 June 2022

Time for action on disability employment
Social Affairs  |  Opinion

Christina Ryan | 20 June 2022

Focus on politics: Victoria
Policy  |  Happenings on the hill

Neil Pharaoh | 20 June 2022

The research is in: Australians support refugees
Social Affairs

Samantha Freestone | 20 June 2022

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HESTA merges with Mercy Super

Well-known health-related superfund HESTA will merge with Mercy Super, a Brisbane-based superfund providing services to Brisbane’s Mater Hospital and other Sisters of Mercy organisations. Read more here.

Winners announced at 2022 FIA Awards for Excellence in Fundraising

The winners of the 2022 awards were announced at a gala dinner in Sydney on Saturday 4 June. The Fundraising Team of the Year was awarded to the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria, while Carl Young was named Fundraiser of the Year. See the full list of winners here.

Submissions now open for inquiry on UNDRIP

The Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs is now accepting submissions for an inquiry on the application of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Australia. Submissions can be uploaded via the committee website until 2 June.

Making Australian beaches accessible to people with disabilities

Accessible Beaches Australia has launched a new beach access directory, developed in partnership with Deloitte. The new site is the first of its kind in Australia, and includes detailed listings of accessible beaches.

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