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Cooperative Energy Model is the Missing Piece in Puzzle

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 7th March 2018 -  A genuinely cooperatively owned consumer retailer is the missing part of the energy puzzle in Australia, according to the head of the Business Council of Cooperatives and Mutuals.

NFPs Back PokieLeaks To Tackle ‘Predatory’ Industry

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 29th September 2016 -  Not for Profits are backing the so-called PokieLeaks campaign in a bid to crack the secrets of a “predatory” industry being slammed as “the Australian equivalent of the NRA” in terms

Labor Holds Sway as Crossbenchers Oppose Plebiscite

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 30th August 2016 -  Crossbenchers are lining up to block the same-sex marriage plebiscite with Labor yet to reveal how it will vote. South Australian independent Senator Nick Xenophon announced on

Gambling Reform Alliance Says TV Networks Won’t Pay a Penny

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 19th July 2016 -  The Alliance for Gambling Reform, with independent crossbenchers Nick Xenophon and Andrew Wilkie, will push to ban sports-betting advertising without offsiding television networks

Extremists to be Wiped from Charity Boards

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 1st October 2015 -  The UK Charity Commission will have the ability to purge “extremist” trustees from charities in England and Wales, according to reports. According to The Telegraph…

ACNC Could Investigate Church of Scientology

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 30th June 2015 -  The national charity regulator has told an Australian Senator that it has the power to investigate allegations of abuse within the Church of Scientology and review its charity status.…

‘Cults’ Hiding as Charities

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 30th June 2015 -  Organisations that could be identified as cults are registered as charities in Australia and receiving tax exempt status, a group of experts has claimed. Journalist Xavier Smerdon

Zoos SA Defends Unilever Partnership

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th August 2014 -  A battle is underway between a small South Australian ice-cream manufacturer and a multinational company, Unilever, to be the cream in between a Not for Profit in need of a major sponsor…

Independents and Minor Parties Key to ACNC?

Staff Reporter, Monday, 9th September 2013 -  Not for Profits may have to put their faith in a variety of Independents and the minor parties to save the new charity regulator the ACNC. Political analysts claim that in the Senate…

Senator To Continue to Fight for Pokie Reform

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd May 2012 -  Independent Senator for South Australia Nick Xenophon says the Government’s poker machine reforms are fundamentally flawed and reaffirmed he will continue to push for what…
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