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The ‘second wave’ and the Australian economy

Joe Zabar, Thursday, 16th July 2020 -  Failing to address the unemployment and underemployment challenges facing the nation will have significant impacts on the social and economic wellbeing of hundreds of thousands

Jobs, charities and building back better

David Crosbie, Thursday, 11th June 2020 -  David Crosbie outlines a number of priority initiatives that would not only create jobs but boost economic activity and strengthen the level of support available to our communities.

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Social and economic benefit – that would be real reform for our times

Rosemary Addis, Tuesday, 26th May 2020 -  Pro-growth strategies will not be enough to deal with the ramifications of COVID-19. It’s time to re-align social and economic incentives: to look beyond binary solutions,

The job of bringing Australia back from the brink

Joe Zabar, Tuesday, 26th May 2020 -  Growing our economy with a job creation agenda at its centre is both decent and politically expedient, writes Joe Zabar, deputy CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia. The latest

When the crisis ends, we shouldn’t return to business as usual

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 28th April 2020 -  There will come a point when we need to think about the type of economy and society we want to emerge after the crisis. And we need to translate that thinking into action, writes Krystian

Australia is at the precipice of an economic calamity: The NDIS is the solution

Laura O’Reilly, Friday, 17th April 2020 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a vital piece of national infrastructure which has enormous potential to be used extremely effectively throughout this looming challenge,

What happens when the economy needs reviving?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 16th April 2020 -  For those hoping the current supportive response of government will continue, David Crosbie offers a shot of reality… things are not going to get better quickly for most charities.

Structural re-organisation of the economy is happening. Patterns that are established now matter.

Dhakshayini Sooriyakumaran, Wednesday, 15th April 2020 -  Dhakshayini Sooriyakumaran reflects on how global disruptions pave the way for new systems to take hold and questions who we should look to to design the new economic paradigm. How

Imagining life after COVID-19

Contributor, Sunday, 29th March 2020 -  With so many opportunities for shaping a better society on the table, we need to think beyond the present. The challenge is to resist the pressure to return to business as usual, writes

Hey – look over here!

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 17th July 2019 -  Charities are too important to be relegated to the bottom of the government priorities pile, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie, reflecting on Prime Minister

It’s Not Just The Economy – Stupid!

David Crosbie, Thursday, 24th May 2018 -  In the wake of the New Zealand federal budget David Crosbie imagines an Australia where governments also set targets that relate to the kind of Australia we want to live in. As post federal

The Future of Volunteering in Tasmania

Adrienne Picone, Tuesday, 10th January 2017 -  Tasmania’s volunteering sector faces many challenges, adapting to new trends, managing an ageing population, and growing corporate and skilled volunteering, so now is the time
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