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Leigh hits the ground running as charities minister

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 15th June 2022 -  “The charity sector has suffered a nine year war on charities, which ended on 21 May this year.” Four weeks after the election, Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury

It’s a Labor government: what now for the NFP and social purpose space?

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 23rd May 2022 -  The ALP will govern for the next three years. Neil Pharaoh argues that sector idealism won’t help if we want to avoid a return to conservative rule in 2025. Anthony Albanese has been

New Labor Govt to Inquire Into Disability Care Abuse

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 2nd December 2014 -  Victoria’s newly elected Labor Government says it will move quickly to undertake a thorough Parliamentary Inquiry into the systemic failures in Victoria’s disability…

EXCLUSIVE: NFP Tax Concession Report Revealed

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th February 2014 -  A report into charity tax concessions that was buried after the Gillard Government lost office has been released under Freedom of Information and includes a call for the extension…

Scrapping Food Grants is False Economy: Alliance

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th February 2014 -  The Federal Government’s decision to scrap the $1.5 million Community Food Grants program is false economy and shows it is disconnected from the Australian community, according…


Destitution For Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers Now Turning 18

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th January 2014 -  The plight of unaccompanied minors who sought asylum in Australia and have turned 18 as of  January 1 remains uncertain – unable to work, attend school or even volunteer

Coalition Overhauls Remote Indigenous Jobs Program

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd December 2013 -  The Federal Coalition Government has announced it will be making big changes to the Remote Jobs and Communities Program for indigenous employees, including pumping $40 million…

Hockey Dumps Education Tax Cap & FBT Car Leasing Changes

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 6th November 2013 -  The Federal Coalition Government is to axe the former Labor Government’s tax cap on self-education expenses along with the controversial change in policy on car leasing and…

PM’s Council on Homelessness On Its Way Out

Staff Reporter, Monday, 4th November 2013 -  The Federal Coalition Government will be “winding down” the operations of the Prime Minister’s Council on Homelessness, Minister for Social Services Kevin…


Declare Victory, and Move On

Staff Reporter, Friday, 8th October 2010 -  The Australian Government's decision to create an Office for the Non-Profit Sector is a step forward. But it's work must be underpinned by a clear vision of the sector's

Labor Delivers on Election Commitments – NFP Office To Be Established

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th October 2010 -  The Gillard Government's election promise of a reform agenda for the Not for Profit sector will be driven by the newly  The Gillard Government's election

Housing Affordability Should be Centre of Election Agenda

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th August 2010 -  Peak welfare council, ACOSS is calling for political leaders to commit to measures to improve the critical shortage of affordable housing in Australia and to alleviate acute financial…
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