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Bleak Future Without Urgent Action For Brisbane Renters on The Margins

Stuart Lummis, Tuesday, 29th May 2018 -  To truly make an impact on Brisbane’s ever-increasing need for affordable housing, we need urgent action, writes BHC CEO Stuart Lummis. A snapshot released last week of the levels

Crowdfunding to Deliver Microfinance to Once Homeless Entrepreneurs

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th October 2016 -  A crowdfunding campaign designed to help former homeless people to start their own micro-businesses has been launched. The campaign is trying to raise funds for The Business of Hope,

Free Seminar to Tackle Workplace Mental Health

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 16th March 2015 -  One in six working age people live with a mental illness, at an estimated cost of $11 billion to Australian businesses, and in some sectors, the numbers are much higher, according to…

G20 Branded a Success by NFP Sector

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 18th November 2014 -  The G20 Summit in Brisbane has been branded a success by social sector leaders with more room to grow. Speaking on behalf of the C20 (Civil Society 20) World Vision Australia CEO Tim…

G20 Urged to Stop Money Scandal in Developing Countries

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th September 2014 -  International campaigning and advocacy organisation ONE is calling on the Australian Federal Government to use its Presidency of the G20 to encourage world leaders to act to end…

Aussie Trees Declining – Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th July 2014 -  Australia is losing its trees, according to new research conducted by University of Technology, Sydney on behalf of a collaboration of community groups, businesses and governments.…

Equal Pay for Women in 75 years? Oxfam Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th July 2014 -  Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years, according to an Oxfam Australia report that urges G20 leaders meeting in Australia in November to tackle gender inequality.…

Giving Circle Opens Up $50K Welfare Grant

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th July 2014 -  A grant of $50,000 is on offer for a Queensland charity that provides social welfare support to people who are most disadvantaged. The grant is part of the inaugural Women & Change…

Queensland Greats Named

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 3rd June 2014 -  Two arts philanthropists and a major Not for Profit disability service provider have been recognised in this year’s Queensland Greats Awards as part of the State’s…

Innovation for Purpose – Givewell Forum

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th March 2014 -  With a theme of “redefining the social sector”, the Givewell Forum for Purpose will take place across Australia this March and April, to reveal how organisations can…

Unique Heart Beat Makes Philanthropic Music

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th February 2014 -  In an Australian first, award winning recording artist, Christine Anu is set to produce a one-of-a-kind music track from the rhythm of Australians’ heartbeats to raise awareness…

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Dedicated to Giving Children a Voice

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th February 2014 -  Identifying a need to provide better access to services for children who are deaf, Speech Pathologist Dr Dimity Dornan, started the Hear and Say Centre. Dr Dornan is this week’s…
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