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The impact of the pandemic on older women

Augustine Zycher, Monday, 7th September 2020 -  COVID-19 has exacerbated issues that already left older women at a significant disadvantage compared to men, writes Augustine Zycher, who says it is time for Australia to value our

NFP Panel Sets its Sights on Collaboration

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 14th April 2016 -  A collaborative panel made up of eight Not for Profit peak bodies and supported by philanthropic funding is spearheading projects aimed at building capacity in the aging, disability

Australia Facing Volunteer ‘Paradox’

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 29th October 2015 -  Australia is facing a volunteer crisis with the elderly volunteers that provide care and support to vulnerable people in rural communities facing burnout, according to an international…

$50k ‘Exploration’ Grants Up for Grabs

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 1st April 2014 -  Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation in Victoria has opened up its latest round of Exploration Grants, which will offer organisations up to $50,000 per year. The grants are…

New Report Shows Aussies Living Longer

Staff Reporter, Friday, 23rd November 2012 - 
A new report has shown Australians are living longer. Photo: Older Australians are living longer and without profound disability, according to a new…

Health Needs Ignored in Aged Care Reforms – AMA

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th August 2012 -  The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has criticised the Federal Government’s Living Longer Living Stronger Aged Care Reform policies for not placing a higher priority…

Smart Homes for Older Australians

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd May 2012 - 
Photo courtesy A new report by the University of Melbourne’s Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES) has found smart technologies can support older…

Government Announces Aged Care Reforms

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th April 2012 -  The Gillard Government has today announced a $3.7 billion overhaul to the aged care system. In what the Minister for Ageing, Mark Butler, has called the “most sweeping reforms”…

Cabinet Reshuffle Significant for NFPs

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th December 2011 -  Julia Gillard’s cabinet reshuffle includes a number of moves significant for Not for Profits, and so far the sector has welcomed the changes. The cabinet reshuffle includes…
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