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Govt & NFP Partnership to Create Job Pathways for Women

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 11th May 2015 -  The Federal Government has announced a partnership with UnitingCare Australia to create long-term employment pathways for women in the community and aged care sectors. Through…

Welfare Carries Budget Burden

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 14th May 2014 -  Welfare bodies nationally claim that those being asked to carry the greatest burden from the Federal Budget spending cuts are those who can least afford it. Representatives from…


Taking a United Approach to Social Justice

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd March 2014 -  Lin Hatfield Dodds is the National Director of UnitingCare Australia, and is one of Australia’s leading social justice advocates. Her first "proper" job in the

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…

Early Intervention Needed for Mental Health – Report Card

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 27th November 2013 -  A leading social services Not for Profit has welcomed the National Mental Health Commission’s 2013 National Report Card on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, which has…

ACNC Adding to Sector Red Tape – UnitingCare

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 27th August 2013 -  UnitingCare Australia, the welfare arm of the Uniting Church, has released a report claiming the new charity regulator, the ACNC is adding another level of bureaucracy to an already…

Public Relations in the NFP Space – Forum

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 6th August 2013 -  Public Relations is increasingly playing a more significant role in the Not for Profit sector and the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) is hosting its first NFP half-day…

Need to Break the Cycle of Homelessness

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 6th August 2013 -  Despite global economic challenges, the fact that people are experiencing homelessness in Australia is unacceptable according to Lin Hatfield Dodds, Chair of the Australian Social…


The Australian Social Inclusion Board Five Years On…

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th June 2013 -  As the Australian Social Inclusion Board marks its fifth anniversary, it’s worth reflecting on the things that have been done and what we have yet to do to ensure all people living…

Welfare and Foreign Aid Budget Losers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th May 2013 -  International aid and welfare payments are expected to be the losers in today’s Federal Budget – the sixth budget by Treasurer, Wayne Swan. International Aid agency…

Govt Formalises ‘No Gag Clauses’

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 5th March 2013 -  The Federal Government will introduce ‘no gag clause’ legislation into the Parliament in the next sitting in March – formalising a policy introduced under former…

NFPs Welcome National Children’s Commissioner

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th February 2013 - 
Megan Mitchell Not for Profit groups around Australia have welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of the nation’s first Children’s Commissioner.…
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