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‘Uberisation’ of the disability sector threatens provision of care

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 6th July 2022 -  A new report finds the digital contracting model, which has grown over the past five years, is “unsuitable” to the disability sector. People with disability could be put at risk thanks

Threats to right to protest signal continuation of war on charities

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 6th July 2022 -  Advocates have issued a call to action for charities to protect the right to protest before it’s too late. The right to protest is under threat again in multiple states. Tasmania is

Changes to Workforce Australia, funding indexation, and no rights without remedy

Contributor, Wednesday, 6th July 2022 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.


Amid much discussion about the change to the new Workforce Australia employment service system ACOSS sees

Enzymatic solution could solve the plastic problem forever

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 5th July 2022 -  “Our ultimate objective still is to be able to take a mixed bag of plastics and put it through our process and extract all of the building blocks out of those plastics, and make them available

This month in ESG: The world’s largest plant, bringing down the cost of EVs, and enhanced climate targets

Terence Jeyaretnam, Tuesday, 5th July 2022 -  Terence Jeyaretnam takes us through the top 10 ESG markers for June 2022, in his monthly column. The month of June saw significant ESG momentum including Western Australia’s ambitious

Beam’s sustainability plan scoots along

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 5th July 2022 -  The company behind the purple e-scooters is going beyond climate neutral. Shared scooters have taken off – if you’ll pardon the pun – in a big way in cities across Australia. Riders

Social enterprise sector unites around shared values and principles

Samantha Freestone, Monday, 4th July 2022 -  The latest addition to the Social Enterprise National Strategy (SENS) is generating new momentum towards a roadmap for sector guidance and support. What has traditionally been

From multicultural to inclusive: there’s more work to do

Violet Roumeliotis, Monday, 4th July 2022 -  It’s important following the first tranche of the 2021 Census data, that we don’t fall into the trap of confusing multiculturalism with inclusion, writes Violet Roumeliotis.

‘Draconian and undemocratic’: why criminalising climate protesters in Australia doesn’t actually work

Robyn Gulliver, Monday, 4th July 2022 -  Politicians may be better served addressing the message, rather than attacking the messengers, writes Robyn Gulliver. A man who drove through a climate protest blocking the Harbour…

How to end up with the best hand after a shuffle

Angus Crowther, Monday, 4th July 2022 -  Angus Crowther and Rory Parker reveal the ace that social purpose organisations need to keep up their sleeves following changes in government. When playing politics, it’s easy to

Philanthropy and the abortion postcode lottery

Bonney Corbin, Monday, 4th July 2022 -  In the wake of the US Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade, do you know the reality of abortion access in Australia? And how many cannot be delivered without philanthropic support?

What Australia thinks about Roe v Wade

Danielle Kutchel, Friday, 1st July 2022 -  Advocates in Australia have called on governments to do more to ensure abortion is not only legal, but accessible. It was the decision that rocked the United States – but its ripples
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