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Taking Naps and Eating Food During Shift Work Could Reduce Alertness, Says Research

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th September 2017 -  Health care and social assistance workers have been warned that eating a meal and taking a power nap during shift work could be dangerous, as research shows this may reduce alertness.      

Culturally Diverse Women Locked Out of Leadership Roles, Research Says

Luke Michael, Thursday, 7th September 2017 -  Culturally diverse women are not well utilised in the workplace and are locked out of leadership positions, according to new research from the University of Sydney. The university’s…

Australia Drops in World Giving Index

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 6th September 2017 -  Australia has fallen out of the top five most generous countries for the first time – falling three places to sixth, behind Myanmar, Indonesia, Kenya, New Zealand and the USA, according…

Collaboration the Key to Community Volunteering Success

Jayne Mayer Tucker, Tuesday, 18th July 2017 -  As the question of volunteer funding remains under the microscope, collaborative and groundbreaking research is underway to assess the impact of a community volunteer home visiting

Grants for Best Minds in Brain Cancer Research

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 14th June 2017 -  A new portfolio of grants has been launched in a bid to attract the best minds into brain cancer research. Cure Brain Cancer Foundation is set to provide up to $200,000, per award, to

NDIS Not Focused on Inequities

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 25th May 2017 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme is not living up to expectations and may even be exacerbating the inequities it was designed to solve, according to a new report. Choice,

Study Into Resilience of Social Enterprises – Challenges and Opportunities

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 27th April 2017 -  The availability and access to suitable financial resources and the need for clear policy leadership around social enterprises entering or operating in the National Disability…

Teachers Not Equipped for Multicultural Classrooms

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 -  The next generation of Australian teachers are not “culturally competent” or equipped to work in multicultural classrooms, according to a new Western Australian study. The

UK Charities ‘Struggling to Survive’ – A Wake Up Call for Australia

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 1st March 2017 -  Almost one in five UK charities fear their organisation is struggling to survive, according to new research by international not-for-profit-organisation Charities Aid Foundation…

Emotional Intelligence Vital in the Workplace

Wendy Williams, Monday, 27th February 2017 -  Emotional intelligence could be more important than IQ when it comes to success in the workplace, according to new research. A report from global staffing firm OfficeTeam has revealed

Renters Face Insecurity, Poor Quality Housing, and Discrimination – Report

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th February 2017 -  Consumer group CHOICE, the National Association of Tenants’ Organisations and homeless organisation National Shelter have called on governments to prioritise rental security…

Work Hour Limits Need to Change for Better Mental Health and Gender Equality

Staff Reporter, Friday, 3rd February 2017 -  The average weekly working hours hide an important gender difference, write Huong Dinh, Jennifer Welsh and Lyndall Strazdins from Australian National University, in this article
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