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Video: A sector says thanks

Contributor, Tuesday, 4th April 2023 -  For-purpose sector leaders share their appreciation for Pro Bono News. Since the announcement that Pro Bono News would be closing, we’ve been inundated with messages of love…


Losing our most important news platform

David Crosbie, Thursday, 23rd March 2023 -  David Crosbie reflects on the impact Pro Bono News has had over the past two decades. Over a decade ago when the Community Council for Australia (CCA) was being established, the need

Too much love?

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 8th February 2023 -  It is certainly a positive development that the new federal government wants to work with charities instead of against them, but it’s also putting pressure on an already stretched

A more selfish charities sector

David Crosbie, Tuesday, 17th January 2023 -  David Crosbie argues that the charities sector’s new year resolution should be being more selfish.    This column is part of our #resolutions23 series. When I was asked

A wonderful appointment

David Crosbie, Monday, 21st November 2022 -  Interim ACNC commissioner Deborah Jenkins provided a breath of fresh air and while Susan Woodward’s appointment is wonderful news, she has her work cut out for her.  The appointment

Do we really value diversity? Really?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 17th November 2022 -  Australia could learn a lot from a new Canadian report about how to make “diversity” more than just lip service, says David Crosbie.  Diversity is good: in communities,

Changing our future  

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 2nd November 2022 -  Does the charities sector needs to have stronger ownership of policy development groups, if government will not properly resource them? “If you do not change direction, you may end…

Finding a new way forward

David Crosbie, Tuesday, 25th October 2022 -  In many ways this budget was a full stop to the work of the previous Morrison government, a reorientation to the new federal government agenda and workplan, writes David Crosbie. The

Smoothing the way forward

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 19th October 2022 -  Some days it all feels like an uphill struggle, but if we look carefully there are many small victories incrementally smoothing our path forward, writes David Crosbie. In Greek mythology…

Urgent rethink needed in funding and provision of community care

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 5th October 2022 -  Governments must move to invest in community provision of care, writes David Crosbie. Australia is wasting billions of dollars in care costs. Charities play a critical role in preventing…

Epitaph for the Charities Crisis Cabinet 

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 7th September 2022 -  As it disbands, David Crosbie pays tribute to the achievements of the Charities Crisis Cabinet, which was conceived and convened at the start of the pandemic. In the middle of every

Sector delivers verdict on government’s first 100 days

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 7th September 2022 -  We speak to sector leaders and ministers to reveal where they think the government’s progress has been pleasing and what should be next on Albanese’s agenda. The Albanese government
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