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Beyond a rainbow sticker: The strong case for LGBTIQ+ inclusion

Nevena Spirovska, Tuesday, 10th August 2021 -  By not adding in questions about sexual orientation, gender identity, or variations in sex characteristics, this year’s census has failed the LGBTIQ+ community. Until LGBTIQ+

Health Care and Social Assistance Industry Driving Employment Growth

Luke Michael, Thursday, 9th November 2017 -  The health care and social assistance industry has been the strongest contributor to employment growth across Australia in recent years, according to an analysis of recently released

Census to Shine a Light on ‘Hidden’ Family Violence Workers

Wendy Williams, Friday, 28th April 2017 -  A new census has been launched to find Victoria’s “hidden” family violence workers. The census, which is a result of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence, gives workers

Putting Young Carers in the Census

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 9th August 2016 -  Young carers are being called on to “tick the box” in the 2016 census in a bid to better reflect the true number of young carers in Australia. Not for Profit Little Dreamers, one of Australia’s

More Than a Million Aussies Forced to Sleep Rough

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 6th October 2015 -  A “staggering” 1.4 million Australians, or 7.8 per cent of the population, have been forced to sleep rough at some stage in their life, research from RMIT University…

Homeless Figures a Wake-up Call for Action

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th November 2012 -  The Not for Profit sector has expressed alarm at the latest national homelessness figures describing them as a wake up call for urgent action. The Australian Council of Social Service…

Homeless Rate Up – ABS

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th November 2012 -  The rate of homelessness in Australia has risen 8% since 2006, according to the latest census figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The figures released by the ABS…

ABS Figures Reassess Homelessness

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th September 2012 -  The Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed that Australia’s homeless numbers are dropping after producing revised figures using a new and expanded definition of homelessness.…

Census 2011 Data Improves Targeting for NFP Programs, Direct Mail & Fundraising

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th July 2012 -  A report from CommSec’s chief economist, Craig James, explains how the latest Census data could help target NFP direct mail and fundraising campaigns for a much higher response…

Including the Homeless Population in the Census

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th July 2011 -   
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has called on Not for Profit organisations to help raise awareness of the upcoming Census and the importance of including Australia’s
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