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Flannery Leads Not for Profit Climate Council

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th September 2013 -  Sacked Climate Commissioners, including former Climate Commission chief, Tim Flannery, have re-emerged to support a new Not for Profit, independent organisation called the Climate…

Government Defends Income Management Scheme

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 23rd June 2010 -    The Rudd Government has defended its income management scheme in the Northern Territory which is set to be rolled out nationally despite strong criticism from the welfare…

Innovation Fund Boost For Disability Employment

Lina Caneva, Monday, 21st June 2010 -  The Rudd Government has announced Round 3 of the Federal Innovation Fund that will include $3 million for social enterprises focussed on jobseekers with disability. The funding…

Australian Tax-Deductible Giving Surges

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 2nd June 2010 -  Australian taxpayers claimed more tax-deductible donations in 2007-2008, surging by 24.5%, despite coinciding with the start of the economic downturn. The latest analysis from…

Funding for Emergency Management Projects

Staff Reporter, Friday, 28th May 2010 -  The Federal Government to invest $3.6 million to assist Australian communities respond to and recover from natural disasters and emergencies. Attorney-General, Robert McClelland…

Indigenous Economic Development Strategy

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th May 2010 -  The Federal Government has released its draft Indigenous Economic Development Strategy for community consultation. The draft strategy outlines a framework for Indigenous economic…

Disability Tax Reform Introduced into Parliament

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th May 2010 -  The Rudd Government has introduced legislation to provide tax law reforms for people with severe disabilities along with their families and carers. In particular, the legislation…

Disadvantaged Job-Seekers Initiative

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th May 2010 -  Not for Profits have joined in the Federal Government’s new Local Connections to Work initiative to bring together employment, advice and support services to help disadvantaged…

Disability Employees Protest Funding Cuts

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th May 2010 -  Disability Service Providers head to Canberra in an attempt to reverse funding cuts from the Federal Budget. Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE’s) which provides supported…

Government Appoints Assoc Commissioner To Aged Care Inquiry

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th May 2010 -  The Rudd Government has appointed Sue Macri as Associate Commissioner to the Productivity Commission inquiry into aged care in Australia. Macri will assist the Commission in its…

Opinion: The Budget of Social Exclusion – Frank Quinlan

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th May 2010 -   Frank Quinlan, Executive Director, Catholic Social Services Australia. While I entered the Budget lock-up with a little excitement, my emotions quickly switched to disappointment…

World Poverty Priorities Slipping Despite Federal Budget Funding Boost

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th May 2010 -  The Federal Budget's increase to Australia’s overseas aid program of an extra half a billion dollars for 2010/2011 has been welcomed by aid agencies but they are concerned…
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