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Work for the Dole Denounced as ‘Demonstrable Failure’ as Govt Announces Crackdown

Wendy Williams, Monday, 1st May 2017 -  The social sector has reiterated calls to abolish the Work for the Dole program describing it as a “demonstrable failure” amid claims the government is set to crackdown on people

Government to ‘Revolutionise’ Approach to Welfare Spending

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 20th September 2016 -  The Coalition has revealed a new plan for social security spending with the aim of ending welfare-dependency among at-risk groups, but it has already drawn criticism from community

Budget 2016: Entrenching Inequality

John Falzon, Wednesday, 4th May 2016 -  The treasurer wants Australians to live within our means. But this budget does nothing to give ordinary people the means to live, writes Dr John Falzon, national CEO of the St Vincent

Woman’s $4 Million Charity Gift

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 15th September 2015 -  A Newcastle woman has left her entire estate, estimated to be worth around $4 million, to charity to support homeless people.      Lily Fardell When Lily Fardell…

Sector Call to Arms Over ‘Fair’ Australia – Progress 2015

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 7th May 2015 -  The national CEO of the St Vincent de Paul society has delivered a passionate call to arms against  the “enemy” of the Federal Government, which he said had “ripped…

Guide Dogs Most Trusted Charity

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 -  For the second year running, Guide Dogs has been voted Australia’s Most Trusted Charity in the annual Australian Reader’s Digest Magazine’s Most Trusted Brand…

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Where’s the Gender Equality for Sole Parents?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 16th October 2012 -  Gender and class equality should go hand in hand says John Falzon, St Vincent de Paul Society National Council Chief Executive and a member of the Australian Social Inclusion Board…

$2 million Plan to Combat Dumping Burden on Charities

Staff Reporter, Friday, 11th May 2012 - 
Flickr image:  Some rights reserved by theerstwhilekate  The Victorian Government has announced a $2 million plan to help charities fight back…

Dig Out Your Old Mobile Phones to Support Vinnies

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th January 2012 -  In the great tradition of ‘one person’s trash is another person’s treasure’, Vinnies Centres across Victoria are collecting old mobile telephones for…

Uncovering Australia’s Real Cost of Living

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th October 2011 -  In Australia’s two-speed economy, cost of living pressures for some poorer households have far outpaced CPI figures and are exposing more people to the risk of falling into…

Vinnies Criticise Malaysia Deal

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th July 2011 -   
The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council has criticised the Gillard Government’s Malaysia refugee deal, citing  Australia’s responsibilities…

Vinnies Sacks Execs

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th August 2010 -  Two NSW executives from the St Vincent de Paul Society have been sacked one month after the welfare organisation suspended its NSW State Council over ongoing internal feuding over…
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