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Australia’s first social impact bond delivers for families and investors

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 7th October 2020 -  “It has been an important ‘proof of concept’, but more importantly has made a lasting impact on the lives of hundreds of vulnerable children and families.” Australia’s first social

NSW government signs social procurement deal

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th August 2020 -  “The potential to support disadvantaged people in NSW by allocating some of the NSW government’s procurement spend to social enterprise is enormous,” an advocate says.  New South

NSW Funding to “Fill Void” for Community Legal Centres

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th April 2017 -  A move by the NSW government to inject more than $6 million over two years in additional funding for community legal centres (CLCs) has been described as “stepping in to fill the void”…

NFP Reacts to NSW Greyhound Industry Funding Injection

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 29th March 2017 -  The animal protection lobby has reacted strongly to news that the New South Wales government will inject $41 million into the greyhound racing industry as part of the decision to repeal…

Benevolent Society to Take Over NSW Govt Disability Support Services

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd March 2017 -  Australia’s oldest charity, The Benevolent Society, has been chosen to operate the NSW government’s specialist disability support services – described as Australia’s largest…

Government Plans to Challenge Animal Charities Revealed

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 8th December 2016 -  Major animal protection charity, Voiceless has expressed concern and surprise at reports of meetings between federal and NSW governments to consider ways to silence animal welfare…

Impact Investment Has Potential to End Youth Homelessness

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 5th October 2016 -  Impact investment could end youth homelessness in New South Wales, according to the Mercy Foundation, which advocates for and supports innovative approaches to address the issue.

New Impact Investment Targets Prisoner Reoffending

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 12th July 2016 -  In an Australian first, the New South Wales Government will target prisoner reoffending through a new impact investment. NSW Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Corrections

NSW First State to Ban Greyhound Racing

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 7th July 2016 -  Greyhound racing is set to be banned in New South Wales in response to what the state government has described as “widespread illegal and unconscionable activity”. NSW will become

NSW Announces $10M Impact Investment for Youth Unemployment

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 29th June 2016 -  The New South Wales Government has allocated $10 million in its 2016/17 budget for a social impact investment targeting areas of the state with high youth unemployment. NSW Treasurer

NFP Legal Service Receives $825,000 from NSW Government

Eisha Gupta , Wednesday, 27th April 2016 -  Not for Profit clearing house Justice Connect has received a funding injection from the NSW government worth $825,000 over three years for their Not-for-profit Law program. The

Liveable Communities Grants Open

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 13th October 2015 -  The Liveable Communities Grants program is offering $1 million in funding per year for four years to fund projects that improve the lives of older people living in NSW. The NSW Government…
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