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Opinion

What charities want: A little more respect, a little more certainty

David Crosbie, Thursday, 11th April 2019 -  Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie outlines the top five things he would like to see an incoming government commit to, in the first of a series of articles looking at

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A cynical exercise in vote buying, or blue sky thinking?

Kasy Chambers, Wednesday, 3rd April 2019 -  On either reading, the federal budget has been disappointing, writes Anglicare Australia executive director Kasy Chambers. The announcement of the federal election is expected

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Historic pay equity settlement for NZ care workers delivers mixed results

Contributor, Thursday, 28th March 2019 -  In 2017, NZ care workers won a historic $2 billion pay equity battle for 55,000 low-paid workers, but the results of the pay rise are mixed, write Dr Katherine Ravenswood and Julie Douglas,

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It’s now or not for a long time – charity election strategies

David Crosbie, Thursday, 28th March 2019 -  Now is the time for all charities to be finalising their election strategy, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie. A federal election is going to be called for mid-May.

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How do you take a ‘no’?

Marilyn Jones, Monday, 25th March 2019 -  Experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones highlights some of the reasons why you need to be gracious, even in rejection. So, you get to interview for a great role. You are really excited

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Is your non-profit suffering from regulatory fatigue?

Oliver May, Thursday, 21st March 2019 -  Regulatory change can be managed, anticipated, and provokes opportunities for growth, dialogue and advocacy, writes Oliver May in this article offering advice on how NFPs that

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My seven takeaways from the NDIS Leaders Breakfast

Fran Connelley, Wednesday, 20th March 2019 -  In case you wanted to be there and couldn’t make it, here’s a summary of Fran Connelley’s personal key takeaways from the NDIS Leaders Breakfast held at the ICC in Sydney last week. 1.

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Loneliness and Villages

David Crosbie, Thursday, 14th March 2019 -  Being a part of the It Takes A Village campaign has highlighted how important it is that we think about the village around not just our students, but each member of our community, writes

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Is the Health and Human Services Sector a House of Cards?

Joe Short, Wednesday, 13th March 2019 -  Government agencies are increasingly procuring services from the same providers and this is creating risk across sectors. The health and human services sector is now delicately

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Disrupt Unemployment Cycle With Practical Skills

Jak Hardy, Friday, 8th March 2019 -  High-value industries demand an equipped workforce which we simply don’t have, writes social entrepreneur Jak Hardy, reflecting on his experience of working with young people

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ASX Abandons Push to Require Companies to Have a Social Licence to Operate

Contributor, Wednesday, 6th March 2019 -  Thomas Maak, director of the Centre for Workplace Leadership at University of Melbourne, questions whether intentions to include a social licence to operate in corporate governance

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Powering Communities While Protecting Individuals

Erica Czaja, Thursday, 28th February 2019 -  The trend of making increasingly granular data publicly available for community use simultaneously raises important questions about individuals’ rights to privacy, writes Erica
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