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Social Sector Looks Towards a Better Australia in 2030

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 25th October 2017 -  The right to a basic income, empowering Indigenous communities and engaging young people, have been raised as key priorities for the social sector as it heads towards 2030. On Tuesday

Economist Warns Housing Affordability Issues Causing Wealth Inequality

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 25th October 2017 -  A leading economist has warned that declining home-ownership rates among younger people is a major contributor to rising inter-generational wealth inequality in Australia. Saul

Treasurer Calls for Heart and Mind Approach to Homelessness

Wendy Williams, Monday, 15th May 2017 -  Addressing homelessness needs a heart and mind approach from governments, Treasurer Scott Morrison has told the social sector. Morrison addressed the ACOSS Post Budget Breakfast

Work for the Dole Denounced as ‘Demonstrable Failure’ as Govt Announces Crackdown

Wendy Williams, Monday, 1st May 2017 -  The social sector has reiterated calls to abolish the Work for the Dole program describing it as a “demonstrable failure” amid claims the government is set to crackdown on people

Increase in Child Poverty a National ‘Shame’

Lina Caneva, Sunday, 16th October 2016 -  Welfare peak body the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has released a new report showing that 731,300 children, or 17.4 per cent of all children in Australia, are living…

NFPs Not Prepared for Extreme Weather Events

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 13th October 2016 -  Welfare peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS), said community organisations were still poorly prepared to respond to extreme weather events and the significant…

2015 Can be ‘Year of Employment’

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 12th January 2015 -  New Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has been urged by peak community welfare organisations to make 2015 a positive year for employment, with a particular focus on the disadvantaged.…

Management On the Move: How to Retain Your Best NFP Leaders

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th August 2014 -  A research study has found that managers within the NFP sector are more likely to leave than their counterparts in the broader workforce. Understanding how to retain the best leaders…

Welfare Reform Submissions Low

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th August 2014 -  The Federal Government has received just 60 submissions to its controversial welfare reform draft report – many are from individuals outside the Not for Profit sector. The…

United Front Needed to Tackle Youth Unemployment – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Friday, 8th August 2014 -  The Australian Council of Social Service has called on businesses, communities, unions, social services and governments to unite in tackling unemployment in Australia after recent…

Advocacy Voice Won’t be Silenced – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th August 2014 -  Australian Council of Social Service has expressed its concern over the direction of Federal Government policy on the funding of advocacy organisations. ACOSS Chief Executive…

Communities Welcome Racial Discrimination Backdown

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 6th August 2014 -  Ethnic and other community leaders have welcomed the Abbott Government’s decision to drop its controversial plans to water down the Racial Discrimination Act. Prime Minister…
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