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Homelessness and COVID-19

Chris Middendorp, Wednesday, 8th April 2020 -  In this coronavirus pandemic, people experiencing homelessness and disadvantage are most at risk and need our help more than ever, writes Sacred Heart Central manager Chris Middendorp.

Growing Demand For Food Services From Those Experiencing Homelessness

Luke Michael, Monday, 19th March 2018 -  Access to food has overtaken housing as the most in-demand service for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness, according to data from a mobile website connecting people in

Fast Food’s Franchising Dilemma

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 1st July 2015 -  A web of franchisees is proving a challenge for an Australian fast food icon as it seeks to build its CSR program, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Executive Insight. Fried chicken…


Finessing the Farmers’ Market Model

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 20th May 2015 -  Being denied charitable status and facing accusations of elitism have been barriers on the road to success for one Melbourne social entrepreneur who continues to drive the farmers’

Aussie Kids Going Hungry – Foodbank Report

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 16th October 2014 -  Aussie kids are going hungry with 180,000 children relying on food welfare each month and many more thousands being turned away, according to a new Not for Profit report. The Foodbank…

Aussies Going Without Food – Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 8th May 2013 -  Joint research by welfare Not for Profit, Anglicare and the Samaritans Foundation reveals high levels of food insecurity for low income households accessing Emergency Relief (ER)…


‘Bags of Love’ Needed for WorkCover ‘Misfits’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th September 2012 -  OPINION: Australia’s workers compensation system lacks any social justice program to assist injured workers who face financial stress, unemployment, lack of food, personal

Fare Share – Rescuing Food and Helping the Hungry

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th December 2011 -  Friday morning and a team of corporate lawyers are in a commercial kitchen in the backstreets of Abbotsford, Melbourne, stirring enormous pots of vegetables. They are part of a morning…

Food Security a Looming Crisis

Staff Reporter, Friday, 18th November 2011 -  Flickr image Some rights reserved by haydnseek   With the global population pushing past 7 billion people recently, the global food chain is approaching…

High Food Prices Change Eating Habits – Oxfam Survey

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th June 2011 -  Australians and people around the world are changing what they eat because of the rising cost of food, according to a new global survey released today by international aid agency Oxfam…

Not for Profit Embraces Viral Video

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th May 2011 -  A new YouTube video showing celebrity chef Matt Moran blowing a fuse over wasted food is apparently a clever creation from ‘food rescue’ Not for Profit organisation…

Kraft Celebrates Million Kilo Food Donation

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 6th October 2010 -  Above: Kraft volunteers in action at VicRelief Foodbank Kraft Australia executives and staff have celebrated a milestone donation of a million kilograms of food to Foodbank Australia…
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