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Dealing with the trauma of youth homelessness

Luke Michael, Monday, 3rd June 2019 -  The lowest point was when the police officer came to the door. Jessica* was already at breaking point, and now the police were handing her a warrant giving her family two days to leave

Opinion

Channeling Best Intentions

Vicki Sutton, Thursday, 17th May 2018 -  The social sector has a responsibility to partner with corporates for maximum social impact, writes Melbourne City Mission CEO Vicki Sutton. In Australia corporates are under increasing

Inspire Me! Teach Me! Don’t Crush My Dreams

Vicki Sutton, Tuesday, 27th March 2018 -  Melbourne City Mission chief executive officer Vicki Sutton reveals what students want from school careers advice. The pathway from school to work is not always straightforward

Youth Action Group Calls on Young Australians to Get Involved in Social Issues

Luke Michael, Monday, 25th September 2017 -  A group of youth activists has called for more young Australians to get involved in volunteering and social issues, at a compassion booth event held in Melbourne.     Melbourne City

A City for All Needs Housing

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 4th May 2017 -  The key thing a city needs to be healthy is safe affordable housing, according to a workshop designed to capture the perspectives, experiences and views of people experiencing homelessness.

NFP Opens School for Disengaged Young People

Ellie Cooper, Friday, 17th March 2017 -  Melbourne City Mission has opened an innovative school to re-engage school leavers and support young people who face barriers to education, including those experiencing homelessness.

Homeless Agencies Reject Move to Make Camping Illegal in CBD

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 7th February 2017 -  Homelessness agencies have called on Melbourne City councillors to reject proposed “anti- camping” laws that the not-for-profit organisations say have failed elsewhere. In a…

Spotlight

Capitalising on a Culturally-Diverse Workplace

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 21st September 2016 -  With migration changing the makeup of Australia’s 12-million-person workforce, CQ Cultural Consulting helps organisations embrace and optimise the diversity within their ranks,

Vic Govt Launches First Online Social Housing Register

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 6th September 2016 -  Australia’s first online social housing register has been launched by the Victorian Government in a bid to tackle the state’s housing crisis. The Victorian Housing Register, launched

NFP Enterprise Offers Cultural Diversity Training

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 7th April 2015 -  Welfare Not for Profit, Melbourne City Mission, is to launch a unique social enterprise aimed at delivering cultural diversity training and consulting services to business, Government…

Opinion

Philanthropy and ‘Wicked Problems’

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 -  Philanthropy can act as an enabler on many levels, writes Melbourne City Mission Chief Executive Officer Ric Holland.  Kudos to Andrew Forrest for using his $65 million donation…

Evaluating Charity Effectiveness

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th August 2013 -  The publisher of a new social conscience magazine aimed at wealthy donors says it’s time to rethink the effectiveness of some charities in Australia. The claim comes as part…
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