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New national grants for early childhood

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 16th August 2022 -  Applications open this week for a series of grants that will help strengthen families with young children. Organisations that work with families with young children are eligible

Seven things the for-purpose sector can learn from the Census

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 29th June 2022 -  There’s been a decrease in volunteers, an increase in Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, and more people have a mental illness, according to the latest

The COVID-19 lockdown is ‘breaking families’ of people with disability

Luke Michael, Friday, 21st August 2020 -  Advocates say the disability community is frustrated by confusing and inconsistent information during the crisis        People with disability and their families felt forgotten

Vulnerable Aussie families invisible to the homelessness system

Luke Michael, Thursday, 18th June 2020 -  Families experience unique challenges when it comes to homelessness A rising number of Australian families are experiencing homelessness but many remain invisible to the service

Vulnerable families forced to choose between heating and eating

Luke Michael, Friday, 7th June 2019 -  More than 80 per cent of disadvantaged families in Perth cannot afford to buy healthy food for their children, new research shows. The 100 Families WA study revealed many struggling

NDIS – Not Fit for Purpose

Vern Hughes, Wednesday, 24th May 2017 -  In terms of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), it is hard to conceive of an organisational structure and business model that could be less fit for purpose, writes civil…

Disadvantaged Families Left Struggling as Cost of Education Skyrockets

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 18th January 2017 -  A national children’s education charity is calling for urgent support for some of Australia’s most disadvantaged families struggling with the basic costs of their child’s schooling,

Budget 2016: Budget Delay for Families Package is Chance to Get It Right

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 -  Peak body Early Childhood Australia (ECA) has said the deferral of the Jobs for Families Package in the budget provides an opportunity to “get the package right”. The package has been

Children Miss Out as Cost of Living Rises – NFP Report

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd July 2015 -  Families are cutting back on essentials like health care and school holiday outings as they struggle to meet cost of living expenses, according to new findings released by…

Encouraging Young Philanthropists Online

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd October 2014 -  A new online giving portal hopes to empower children to support the needs of disadvantaged children and families with the aim of developing a philanthropic culture in young Australians.…

Opinion

Entrepreneurs, Co-ops and the Excluded: Ownership is Key

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th September 2014 -  What does it take to address root causes and grow opportunities for the deeply excluded? Ownership is a key, writes Richard Warner, Coordinator of Nundah Community Enterprises Cooperative

Andrews Backs Out of Right Wing Family Conference

Lina Caneva, Friday, 29th August 2014 -  Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has pulled out of the opening ceremony of the controversial World Congress of Families conference in Melbourne tomorrow. Andrews released…
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