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Launching the Living Learning program

Dale Renner, Wednesday, 5th May 2021 -  The Living Learning program is important, writes Dale Renner, not just because of its social impact on young people, but also because of the way the impact investment is structured.

New social impact bond focuses on disengaged students

Luke Michael, Monday, 26th October 2020 -  The Victorian government is launching the state’s third social impact bond Young Victorians who are disengaged from school and living with mental health conditions will be given

Changemaker

Finding the silver-lining through crisis

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 27th April 2020 -  Melbourne City Mission is 165 years old. But as its CEO, Vicki Sutton is coming up with new and innovative ways to tackle social issues and lead the organisation through tough times.

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
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