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Rice ready to work with the sector

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 16th May 2022 -  The new Greens spokesperson for the charity sector, Senator Janet Rice, is looking forward to pushing the incoming government on the issues of importance to our sector. At last week’s

Election 2022: What the sector wants

Danielle Kutchel, Friday, 22nd April 2022 -  The 2022 federal election is rapidly approaching. Each day, candidates from across the political spectrum lay out their agenda. But how does that fit with yours? Pro Bono News has

Climate policy in 2022 is no longer a political bin-fire – but it remains a smouldering issue for voters

Peter Christoff, Wednesday, 20th April 2022 -  Climate remains a voter issue, even in 2022’s changed political landscape, argues Peter Christoff of the Melbourne Climate Futures initiative at Melbourne University. 

Billions of dollars and a lost opportunity for the climate

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 30th March 2022 -  Climate groups say this year’s federal budget fails to deliver any meaningful spending on halting climate change  With no direct funding for renewables, and vague promises on long-term

New IPCC report shows Australia is at real risk from climate change

Contributor, Tuesday, 1st March 2022 -  The report shows impacts are worsening, future risks are high, and wide-ranging adaptation is needed. Climatic trends, extreme conditions and sea level rise are already hitting

Vulnerable renters swelter through summer

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 3rd February 2022 -  Community advocates say as summers across the country get hotter and hotter, people living in rental properties must have ways to cool their homes With Melbourne temperatures soaring

Billionaires taking action on climate change are part of a long tradition

Contributor, Thursday, 28th October 2021 -  Wealthy philanthropists throughout history have been prepared to help, writes David Tuffley from Griffith University. If governments won’t act quickly enough on climate change,

The alliance promising to deliver a sustainable economy for Australia

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 20th October 2021 -  “If we don’t take transformative action on climate change now, Australia risks missing out on the substantive economic opportunity, jobs creation and broader environmental co-benefits

Join community sector call for fair, fast and inclusive action on climate change this decade

Cassandra Goldie, Thursday, 30th September 2021 -  ACOSS and others across the sector have prepared a Community Sector Climate Change Declaration, to give voice to the community sector’s concerns and urge the federal government

Cook up your old food and save the planet

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 29th September 2021 -  Food waste charity OzHarvest is encouraging Aussies to use up their food to fight climate change  Buying a whole bunch of fresh produce, only to throw it out a week later when you forget


A lifelong fight for fairness

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 6th September 2021 -  As the coordinator of the Brigidine Asylum Seekers Project, Sister Brigid Arthur is using her passion for social justice to fight for the rights of some of the community’s most vulnerable.

Push for government to deliver better climate future ramps up

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 18th August 2021 -  “It is timely to explore the opportunities that the inevitable transition to a zero-emissions world presents for Australia”  Over 70 community, First Nations, government, and
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