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Did we have a ‘greenslide’ or a ‘One Nation/Palmer/Katter slide’ this election?

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 6th June 2022 -  As the dust settles on the election and the new government finds its way, Neil Pharaoh takes a step back to review one of the quirks in this election – the minor party votes on either side

Everything has changed in Australian politics

David Crosbie, Thursday, 2nd June 2022 -  It is up to us to build on that change through our own organisations, writes David Crosbie, who says charities can learn a lot from the approach taken by climate activists in this election. 

The federal election campaign is over: what did we learn?

Lex La Sala, Thursday, 26th May 2022 -  For communicators, the federal election campaign trail highlighted the tactics that work and those that don’t. Account director at Fifty Acres Lex La Sala shares her reflections

Poli-pix round four: Shooting through the wire

Wendy Williams, Friday, 20th May 2022 -  This week’s $2,000 Poli-Pix prize goes to Give Our Strays a Chance in WA.   Dean Morris is changing the world “one stray at a time”, working with businesses, the community and hospitals

Poli-Pix round three: Patrick Gorman MP gets into the act

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 12th May 2022 -  ARENA Theatre Productions WA is celebrating its second win in the competition Fun, energy and creativity were the cut-through ingredients that led to this entry from a not-for-profit

Poli-Pix round two: Kate Thwaites MP understands the value of history

Wendy Williams, Friday, 6th May 2022 -  The judges have revealed the winner of round two of the Poli-Pix competition for the best picture of a candidate visiting a local charity or community group during the election. The

Labor promises charities a national blueprint

Wendy Williams, Friday, 22nd April 2022 -  The move has been broadly welcomed by many in the sector who say the announcement recognises the essential role that charities play in supporting Australians in need. The Labor party

Guide Dogs Victoria launches investigation after CEO publicly backs Josh Frydenberg

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 20th April 2022 -  “Those responsible for running charities need to be confident that they comply with the ACNC’s governance standards.” The board of Guide Dogs Victoria has launched an internal investigation

Pro Bono News Election Poll: Have your say

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 12th April 2022 -  Pro Bono News has launched a reader poll to understand and support the role of charities in the lead up to the next federal election. After months of speculation, the federal election

Short term sugar hits and missed opportunities

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 30th March 2022 -  While there are a number of welcome announcements from this year’s federal budget, many across the for-purpose sector are united in feeling this was a missed opportunity. On Tuesday

More than 1,000 words

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 23rd March 2022 -  Charities need to overcome their natural reluctance to advocate during an election campaign and think about the techniques that will have the greatest impact, even if this means

Labor issues promise to work in partnership with the community sector

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 16th March 2022 -  The federal opposition has outlined its proposed community sector policies, in a move welcomed by the sector. The Labor party has pledged to support a stronger, more diverse and more
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