2019 Impact 25
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD

Tag : Justice

Legal NFP powerhouses unite for global impact

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 14th November 2019 -  NFP collaboration to see pro bono lawyers connected to the vulnerable  The number of hours pro bono lawyers are working globally could double over the next five years thanks to a new

Mapping Out Health Justice Partnerships Identifies Gaps

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 3rd September 2018 -  The first set of comprehensive data showing the growing number of health justice partnerships, will help to “identify the gaps” and assist some of society’s most vulnerable, an expert

QLD’s Latest Social Benefit Bond Targets Reoffending

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 6th September 2017 -  A new social benefit bond aims to reduce the risk of reoffending for young people in Queensland. National Australia Bank (NAB) and not-for-profit organisation Life Without Barriers

Offering Solutions – Creating the Australia We Want

David Crosbie, Thursday, 25th August 2016 -  Opinion: Maybe we all need to “toughen up”, show real courage and take decisions that will make us a safer, fairer and more just society writes David Crosbie, CEO of Community Council

Time Limits on Legal Claims by QLD Child Sex Abuse Victims to be Removed

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 2nd August 2016 -  The Queensland Government is to remove the legal limit for making claims for damages by victims of child sex abuse in institutions. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said legislation…

Urgent Call for Reform of Justice System

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 31st March 2016 -  A new research report from leading Not for Profit aid agency Australian Red Cross has called for a radical shift in the justice system, redirecting funds away from imprisonment and…

Justice System Shake-Up for People With Disability

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 7th July 2015 -  The South Australian justice system will receive a shake-up following the alleged abuse of seven children with disability by a school bus driver. Dignity for Disability politician…

Child Abuse Victims Could Receive $4 Billion

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 3rd February 2015 -  Australian churches, charitable organisations and schools may have to pay the majority of $4.3 billion worth of compensation to victims of child sexual abuse. The Royal Commission…

Access to Justice for Disabled Key for WA Budget

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 30th October 2014 -  The Western Australian Government needs to do its part to give disabled people greater access to the justice system, according to a Pre-Budget Submission from a peak disability services…

Victoria Loosens Purse-Strings in State Budget

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 6th May 2014 -  The Victorian Government has delivered a big spending Budget on infrastructure and job creation, as well as a surplus of $1.3 billion in 2014-15 – offering a mixed bag for the…

No Compulsory Pro Bono Legal Work – PC report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th April 2014 -  A draft Productivity Commission report on Access to Justice Arrangements has indicated that that it does not consider ‘compulsion’ as an appropriate means of bolstering…

Do More Than Give…And Do it Collectively for Greater Impact

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th March 2014 -  Social change advocates Dawn O’Neil AM and Kerry Graham explore an amazing tale of how philanthropy working together with government, non-government and the community can…
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