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Major charities see increase in donations, but need for services is increasing

Samantha Freestone, Tuesday, 19th July 2022 -  Major charities report  Australians are not reducing donations, despite a cost of living crunch, but the need for support services is rising.  Several major charities across Australia

Small government, pandemic preparedness and economics for good: Stiglitz holds court

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 13th July 2022 -  Nobel-laureate economist argues governments should care about more than GDP, they should care about the wellbeing of their citizens too. People across the world are  becoming increasingly

Housing equality – a better future for all Australians

Mark Steinert, Monday, 2nd August 2021 -  Mark Steinert, the recently retired managing director of Australia’s largest residential developer Stockland, shares his thoughts on the role the private sector has to play in

The cost of living, evidence talks, and back to the good things

Contributor, Monday, 26th July 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

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With lockdowns now in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, over one million people, including

Anti-Poverty Week, Paying to Work, and the Cost of Living in the NT

Contributor, Monday, 12th October 2020 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

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ACOSS kicked off Anti-Poverty Week with its Post-Budget Webinar on Monday. MC Patricia Karvelas, presenter

Cost of living increases make it even tougher for low-income families

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th December 2019 -  A new report says living costs are outpacing income growth in WA, hurting families on the lowest incomes Western Australians living below the poverty line are spending close to three

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The Budget – Beyond Economic Units

David Crosbie, Thursday, 10th May 2018 -  The 2018 federal budget is about winning a contest and getting re-elected writes David Crosbie, CEO of the Community Council for Australia. When I listened to the prime minister and…

Seniors Struggle to Visit Doctor – Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 31st October 2013 -  Seniors are missing out on healthcare and public transport to keep up with the costs of basic essentials such as utility bills, according to a new report from National Seniors Australia…

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Internet access is a human right in Guatemala, why not in Australia?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 1st October 2013 -  But what does it mean to have access to the Internet if you can’t afford to use it, asks Susan Wilson from Anglicare Victoria. In August 2012 the indigenous Mayan village of Santiago…

Agencies Struggle with Christmas Food Shortages

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th December 2012 - 
Welfare agencies are reporting a slump in donations in the lead up to Christmas. Welfare agencies in Victoria say they are struggling to meet rising demand as donations plummet in…

Financial Security Major Concern – Youth Survey

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th December 2012 -  The economy and the rising cost of living are among the top issues concerning young Australians, according to a new Not for Profit youth survey. Mission Australia’s national…

WA Families Struggling – Report

Staff Reporter, Friday, 12th October 2012 - 
The Cost of Living 2012 report reveals that many WA households are struggling to survive. Photo: greens.org.au Low income households in Western Australia are struggling to afford…
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