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Will More Business-Like Social Enterprises Improve Care?

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th March 2014 -  The big opportunity on the horizon for social enterprise development in Australia may be the National Disability Insurance Scheme, writes Chris Mason, from the Swinburne Centre

Analysis

Not for Profit Reform “Back to the Future?”

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th February 2014 -  The Coalition Government’s attempt to wind back the policy clock in the Not for Profit policy space sees Social Services Minister, Kevin Andrews, leading the charge in unpicking

The Big Issue’s New Social Enterprise

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 16th July 2013 -  Not for Profit street-publication, The Big Issue is taking on a challenge to achieve generational change with the launch of a new social enterprise tackling Australia’s ‘most…

Will a Smaller State Create a Bigger Society in Australia?

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 17th October 2012 -  This article is by Helen Sullivan, a Professor and DIrector of the Centre for Public Policy at University of Melbourne. It was first published by The Conversation. It

UK’s “Big Society” Alarming Parallels for Australia – Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th May 2012 - 
UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo: The Prime Minister's Office   A new report from the Centre for Policy Development (CPD) claims there are alarming parallels between…

UK Government Launches Fund to Back Big Society Innovators

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th September 2011 -  The UK Government has launched a new fund to find and back innovative new ideas for increasing volunteering and charitable giving. A new £10million fund ($AUD15.4 million)…

Big Ideas for the UK’s Big Society

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th January 2011 -  The UK Cabinet Office has published the Government’s initial ideas for developing a stronger culture of giving time and money as part of its Big Society plan. The Government’s…

UK Charities Hit in Spending Review

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th October 2010 -  UK Charities could face up to a £4.5bn (AUS $7.5bn) hit to their funding in the year ahead after the Coalition Government announced it's budget called the Comprehensive…

Confusion Over Big Society Plan: UK Survey

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 20th October 2010 -  A survey by UK magazines, Third Sector and the Local Government Chronicle, indicates that people who work in the UK Not for Profit sector and local government are not sure what the Coalition…

An Investment Case For Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 28th September 2010 -  Volunteering England's submission to the Government's Spending Review 2010 says volunteering delivers significant value to a wide range of people, communities and causes,…
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