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Four Reasons Why Digital Transformation Matters for the Community Services Sector

Greg Ogle, Thursday, 21st February 2019 -  Technology is not inherently good or evil, but the outcomes may be, writes Dr Greg Ogle, in this article which calls on the not-for-profit sector to get in front of the issues. There

Standardised Contracts Slash Red Tape For SA NFPs

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 18th January 2019 -  The South Australian not-for-profit sector is celebrating the roll out of standardised government funding contracts after years of negotiations, significantly slashing red

SA Major Parties Urge Federal Government to Raise Newstart

Luke Michael, Friday, 7th December 2018 -  Both major parties in South Australia have agreed Newstart is “far too low” and are calling on the federal government to urgently increase the payment.       An interim report from

Charities Fear Funding Cuts Will Follow SA Election

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 7th March 2018 -  Key peak bodies in South Australia’s health and community services sector have urged the major parties to protect their funding ahead of the upcoming state election, with fears that

Negotiations Begin Over New SA NFP Funding Contracts

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th November 2017 -  Consultation has begun over government funding contracts for all not-for-profit organisations in South Australia – the first changes to terms and conditions in nearly a decade.

Full Indexation is a ‘Great Win’ For SA Community Organisations

Wendy Williams, Monday, 3rd July 2017 -  A funding “shake-up” that will see full indexation on not-for-profit funding contracts in South Australia has been greeted as a “great win” for community organisations. State treasurer

SA On the Wrong Side of Digital Divide

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 9th March 2017 -  Welfare peak body, the South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) has called for a whole-of-government strategy to address digital disadvantage in that state. SACOSS

People on Low Incomes Struggle to Stay ‘Connected’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 3rd November 2016 -  A major report into telecommunications affordability by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) and the South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS)…

SA Govt Accepts Responsibility for Failed Child Protection System

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 9th August 2016 -    The South Australian Government has accepted responsibility for the failings of the state’s child protection system in response to the final report of the Child Protection

Poor People Cutting Back on Essentials

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 4th August 2016 -  Low-income households and people on welfare benefits are being forced to cut back on essential items including food, utilities and medical treatment, according to a new report.

SACOSS Welcomes SA Budget Jobs Focus But Says It Misses Vulnerable Australians

Wendy Williams, Friday, 8th July 2016 -  The South Australia state budget provides a welcome boost to infrastructure and job creation but misses support for vulnerable Australians, according to SACOSS. The peak body welcomed

Housing and Homelessness are in the Top Three Priorities for Australians

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 7th June 2016 -  Housing and homelessness rank third on the list for voters funding priorities, according to new research. The research, commissioned by Not for Profit Launch Housing, found that
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