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Change and charity

David Ritter, Thursday, 13th February 2020 -  The beauty of our shared charity is not going to be enough in the face of the fires – it is only through advocacy that we can prevent the fires of the future, writes Greenpeace Australia

Zali Steggall calls for end to the ‘climate wars’

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 11th February 2020 -  “Let’s run a line in the sand on the past divisions we have had,” Steggall says A private member’s bill to implement a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050 has been

Business council backs emergency volunteers

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 20th January 2020 -  New $25 million trust will be permanent and ongoing  In the wake of the national bushfire crisis, the Business Council of Australia has launched a multi-million dollar trust to support

Labor backs big business taking a stand on social causes

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 18th September 2019 -  Opposition leader Anthony Albanese says corporate Australia must look beyond profit and recognise its role in the community by speaking up on important social issues. In an address

Business, Truth, Trust and The Common Good

Doug Taylor, Tuesday, 26th June 2018 -  Business has an important role to play and it’s bigger than just creating profit and creating shareholder returns, writes Doug Taylor, group executive, Uniting NSW and ACT. The Business

Big Business Welcomes Anti-Slavery Legislation

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 6th June 2017 -  A coalition of Australian big businesses has backed calls to introduce Australia’s first anti-slavery legislation. The Modern Slavery Act, introduced by the federal opposition…

New Cadetship Program To Open Doors For Disadvantaged Students

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 20th April 2017 -  The Business Council of Australia and national children’s education charity The Smith Family have joined forces on a new program to give young Australians from disadvantaged backgrounds…

Work for the Dole Scheme Threatens NFPs – Greens

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 31st July 2014 -  The Australian Greens have called for a rethink of the whole work for the dole program as its outcomes will put more pressure on Not for Profits. "Work for the dole punishes job…

ACOSS Joins Alliance for Better Job Outcomes for Disadvantaged

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th June 2014 -  A proposal to improve employment services to deliver better job outcomes for people who are disadvantaged in the labour market will be put to the Federal Government by the Australian…

New Aussie Partner for Global Sustainability Giant

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 21st May 2014 -  Sustainable Business Australia (SBA) has been appointed as the Australian Global Network partner for The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Previously…

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Engaging Indigenous Australians

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th December 2013 -  The inaugural National Indigenous Corporate Network’s National Summit held in Sydney in November was a forum for Indigenous people working in the corporate sector to discuss

Welfare Payment Changes Take the Rap for Jobless Rise

Staff Reporter, Monday, 18th November 2013 -  A welfare agency is claiming changes to welfare payments were partly responsible for 55 per cent increase of Australians claiming the Newstart Allowance. According to National…
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