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Closing the Gap is failing our most vulnerable

Dr Lisa J. Griffiths, Monday, 28th June 2021 -  The Productivity Commission has just launched a new dashboard for measuring progress against the Closing the Gap targets. It reveals we are failing our children and young people,

New Productivity Commission data prompts calls for more housing investment

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th January 2021 -  Homelessness groups warn that Australia’s housing system remains in urgent need of repair    More than half of low-income private renters are spending unsustainable amounts on

Mental health and income support

Rachel Siewert, Monday, 7th December 2020 -  The Productivity Commission report into mental health showed the punitive nature of the income support system is adversely impacting people’s mental health. Given the issue

Waiting for reform?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 12th November 2020 -  It’s been 10 years since the Productivity Commission published its report on the charity sector, yet many of the issues it highlighted then are the same today. This suggests we need

Mental health system failing vulnerable Aussies

Luke Michael, Friday, 1st November 2019 -  The Productivity Commission estimates mental illness and suicide is costing Australia up to $180 billion a year  Up to one million Australians are not getting the help they need for

Time to pay up!

David Crosbie, Thursday, 24th October 2019 -  If governments are going to fund charities to provide services in our communities, they need to pay for what it is being delivered, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David

Sector Slams Social Housing Spending at All Levels of Government

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 -  Victoria spends less than any other state in Australia on social housing, new research shows, with the community housing sector labelling the figures a “damning insight” into years

Questions Raised Over Mental Health Inquiry

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th October 2018 -  The Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the economic effects of mental health has been welcomed by the sector, but a peak mental health body is encouraging the government to look

Competition Failing to Deliver in Human Services, Report Says

Luke Michael, Thursday, 13th September 2018 -  The government has overestimated the benefits of increased competition in human services, which is largely failing to deliver better outcomes for people, a new report says. Researchers

Change of Thinking Needed to Break Cycle of Disadvantage

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 31st August 2018 -  A charity group is calling for politicians to stop putting entrenched disadvantage in the “too hard basket”, after a report revealed the number of people living below the poverty

Opinion

The Inequality at the Heart of Our Politics

David Crosbie, Thursday, 30th August 2018 -  If we are to reduce the level of entrenched disadvantage in Australia, we need to change priorities within government, and confront the fundamental inequality that places the voices

Super Funds Move Towards Responsible Investing

Luke Michael, Monday, 4th June 2018 -  Australian super funds are increasingly prioritising responsible investing but have not yet grasped how to report this to members, according to new findings which come in the wake
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