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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 Disabilit…

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. Th

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 Found…

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 rev

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 secu…

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 arti

Breast and Prostate Cancer Charities Unite in Search of Single Treatments

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 30th January 2017 -  In some ways men and women aren’t all that different, so, in what has been described as a world-first partnership, the National Breast Cancer and Movember foundations will toge

Low-Skilled Workers Being Excluded from Workforce

Lina Caneva, Monday, 31st October 2016 -  Low-skilled workers are increasingly being excluded from  the workforce, according to a major not-for-profit report which shows there is only one job advertised for every tw…

Call on Govt to Establish Age Pension Tribunal to Address Poverty

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 15th September 2016 -  A new report finds the current level of the Age Pension in Australia falls short of allowing an acceptable standard of living, with many pensioners suffering “substantial depr…

Australia’s Carbon Emitters Need the Stick, Not the Carrot

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 7th September 2016 -  Australia’s biggest emitters were more motivated to address their carbon emissions under the pressure of the carbon tax rather than with the incentives of the Direct Action pl
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