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A sad and sorry history of Newstart

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 19th November 2019 -  Much has been made of the fact federal government unemployment benefits haven’t increased in real terms since 1994. But why has the freeze gone on so long? We look back at the history

NFP Leaders and Philanthropists Honoured on Australia Day

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 26th January 2017 -  Philanthropists and not-for-profit leaders have joined former prime minister Julia Gillard in receiving top awards in this year’s Australia Day honours list. The governor-general

Impact 25 Winners Announced

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 8th December 2015 -  Australian of the Year and domestic violence campaigner, Rosie Batty, has been voted the most influential person in the Not for Profit sector in this year’s Impact 25. Batty…

Julia Gillard Cancels Charity Launch

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 5th November 2015 -  Former prime minister Julia Gillard has cancelled plans to launch a new national charity in support of pregnant teenagers. Gillard was scheduled to be present as an ambassador for…

Julia Gillard to Launch Charity

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 13th October 2015 -  Former prime minister Julia Gillard will launch a new national charity that will support pregnant teenagers. Gillard has signed on as ambassador for the Brave Foundation, a charity…

Gillard’s Marriage Equality Support ‘Too Late’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 27th August 2015 -  Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced her support of marriage equality, but advocates are critical that her change of mind has come after her political career ended.…

Gillard Joins NFP Board

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 18th December 2014 -  Former Labor Prime Minister Julia Gillard is to join the Board of national mental health Not for Profit beyondblue, which was founded by former Victorian Liberal Premier Jeff Kennett.…

Philanthropist Makes Most-Admired List

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th May 2014 -  An Australian philanthropist is in the top 10 list of public figures that Australians most admire – a list that puts US President Barack Obama in top spot followed by former Australian…

Gillard to Champion Global Education

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 11th February 2014 -  Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been appointed Chair of The Global Partnership for Education (GPE), an international public/private partnership devoted to providing…

National Gambling Reform On Shaky Ground

Staff Reporter, Monday, 9th December 2013 -  Peak social services organisation UnitingCare Australia has expressed its deep disappointment in the Federal Coalition Government’s plan to scrap changes to the national…

Why We Need to Learn to Work Politically – Upcoming Masterclass

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th October 2013 -  A new masterclass on learning to work politically (23-25 October 2013) will be led by Liz Skelton, Principal Consultant, Social Leadership Australia and co-author, The Australian…

Women’s Trust Backs Gillard

Staff Reporter, Friday, 5th July 2013 -  The Victorian Women’s Trust has gone into bat for Julia Gillard in a public denouncement of her treatment as the first Australian woman Prime Minister saying she endured a toxic…
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