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Why do People Really Become Homeless?

Contributor, Wednesday, 14th November 2018 -  While the majority of the general public thinks drug addiction is the main reason for homelessness, the reality is quite different, writes Dr Julie Moschion, in this article first

Why People With Disability are Challenging the Exclusivity of Academic-led Research

Contributor, Wednesday, 14th November 2018 -  Disability research has historically not been driven by the needs of the disability community, writes Kate Finch from People with Disability Australia, who explains why disability-led

Trust in UK Charities, Findings Challenged

Paul Carter, Monday, 16th July 2018 -  There has been a challenge to recent research findings suggesting that the British public’s trust in charities was at an all-time low. The Charity Commission’s latest trust

Study Suggests Cooperatives Could Hold Key to Fixing Housing Crisis

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 11th July 2018 -  A new worldwide study suggests cooperative housing could hold the key to alleviating Australia’s housing crisis. Research commissioned by Australia’s peak co-op housing

Australians Express Strong Support for CSR

Luke Michael, Monday, 8th January 2018 -  Almost nine in 10 Australians believe businesses have a responsibility to do social good, according to new research. Findings from a recent YouGov Omnibus study revealed that 87

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…
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