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Digital Inclusion Program Hopes to Develop New Skills

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 24th September 2018 -  With South Australia facing the worst rate of digital exclusion in the country, a new program is working hard to turn the statistic around. The Digital Springboard program, run through

Australian Anti-Nuclear Weapons NGO Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Luke Michael, Monday, 9th October 2017 -  A Melbourne-formed advocacy group which drove the creation of a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear

Calls to Stop Australians Sending ‘Heels and Handbags’ to Humanitarian Crises

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 16th January 2017 -  Australians sending unrequested goods to neighbouring countries after humanitarian emergencies are unintentionally hindering relief efforts, according to a first-of-its-kind

Urgent Call for Reform of Justice System

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 31st March 2016 -  A new research report from leading Not for Profit aid agency Australian Red Cross has called for a radical shift in the justice system, redirecting funds away from imprisonment and…

NFP Sector Must do More to Embrace Diversity

Savannah Holliday, Thursday, 3rd March 2016 -  While Not for Profits and charities work to embrace and promote diversity, the social sector must do more to bridge the gaps that marginalise minority groups, a social cohesion forum…

Red Cross and Uber Partner for Donation Collection

Staff Reporter, Friday, 29th January 2016 - 
The Australian Red Cross and ride-sharing service Uber are partnering for a “clothing drive” to collect donations for charity shops following the gift-giving season. On Sunday…

New CEO of Australian Red Cross

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 26th November 2015 -  Australian Red Cross has revealed who will be taking on the job of CEO, almost five months after the resignation of Robert Tickner from the top job. Judy Slatyer will officially become…

Aus Charity Op Shops Not Just for the Needy

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th August 2015 -  Contrary to popular belief, op shops are visited by a broad cross section of society and not just for those in need. As part of National Op Shop Week new research shows that just 28 per…

Hiroshima Day: Thousands of Survivors Still Receive Treatment

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 6th August 2015 -  Seventy years on from the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, thousands of people are still receiving treatment for cancer and other serious health problems, new figures reveal.…

Australians Think Govt Should Help Asylum Seekers Less

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 15th June 2015 -  Most Australians are misinformed about refugees and asylum seekers, thinking it is a crime to come by boat without a visa seeking protection, a new survey by a major Not for Profit has…

Beyond Bank Launches Bushfire Appeal

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 6th January 2015 -  Customer-owned financial institution, Beyond Bank Australia, has launched a Bushfire Appeal to raise funds for residents of South Australia devastated by the fires. The Beyond…

Opinion

Saving Lives from Haiyan to Hagupit

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th December 2014 -  Did the humanitarian community do anything that potentially saved lives between Typhoon Haiyan twelve months ago and Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines at the weekend, asks Peter
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