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The Forgotten People

David Crosbie, Thursday, 17th August 2017 -  There is much our current leaders could learn from the views of Australia’s longest serving prime minister, Sir Robert Menzies about how to make Australia a better place, writes

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Making Education Our Business

David Crosbie, Thursday, 3rd August 2017 -  If we want stronger communities, a more prosperous, productive and happier Australia, inclusive education must be a higher priority, writes David Crosbie CEO of Community Council

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There’s Far More To The Fair Go Than Just Economics

Eva Cox, Tuesday, 1st August 2017 -  Australia needs to consider whether values are the basis of our beliefs about inequality, writes Eva Cox Professorial Fellow University of Technology Sydney in this article first

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Freedom of Speech for Sale

David Crosbie, Thursday, 20th July 2017 -  If the charity sector accepts government restrictions on its public voice, it will be a sad day for Australian democracy and it will mean that free speech is for sale in Australia, writes

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Give Me Knowledge, Not Numbers

David Crosbie, Thursday, 6th July 2017 -  A successful and transparent charity delivering on its purpose should not be sucked into discussions about whether it should be spending 10 per cent or 15 per cent on its overheads,

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Social Enterprise In Australia – An Evolving Success Story

David Brookes, Wednesday, 7th June 2017 -  Despite recent criticisms suggesting social enterprises have become “self-obsessed” and “disappointing”, there is growing evidence that these emerging ecosystems

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The Indigenous Uptake of the NDIS is Low And This Must Change

Fran Connelley, Monday, 29th May 2017 -  There are 250 Aboriginal languages, 560 dialects and not a single word for “disability”…  so perhaps it’s not surprising that the uptake of the NDIS by Indigenous

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Embracing Philanthropy’s Quirks

Fiona Higgins, Wednesday, 24th May 2017 -  If we can acknowledge the quirks of philanthropy, rather than mourn an idealised notion of how it “should” behave, then we can get on with the business of pragmatic philanthropy,

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NDIS: A Plane With No Pilot

Contributor, Wednesday, 17th May 2017 -  The NDIS desperately needs leadership that can show integrity and admit to its problems but instead what we’ve got is a plane with no pilot, write disability consultants Vanessa

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Four Steps to Becoming an Agent of Change

Rabia Siddique, Thursday, 11th May 2017 -  Creating change in our own lives empowers us to explore ways of helping to bring about beneficial change in the lives of others, writes human rights lawyer Rabia Siddique, who will

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Is This a Fair Budget?

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 10th May 2017 -  The federal budget of so called “fairness” has in some ways reset the government’s priorities and reflects the influence the charity sector can have through effective advocacy,

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Culture Amp Turns Up the Employee Ownership Volume

Alan Greig, Tuesday, 11th April 2017 -  Employee ownership is set to play a stronger part in growing the Australian economy writes Employee Ownership Australia Ltd board member Alan Greig. Culture Amp – a leading Australian…
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