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Vinnies CEO Resigns to ‘Fight Inequality Within Parliament’

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 21st August 2018 -  Dr John Falzon has resigned as national CEO of St Vincent de Paul Society to seek federal Labor preselection, vowing to continue “the fight against inequality within parliament

St Vincent de Paul CEO Seeks Labor Preselection

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 11th July 2018 -  Charity leader and opponent of the mandatory detention and offshore processing of asylum seekers, Dr John Falzon is launching a bid for federal Labor preselection hoping to drive

Foreign Donations Bill Could be in Breach of Constitution

Luke Michael, Friday, 12th January 2018 -  The Human Rights Law Centre is examining the legality of the government’s contentious foreign donations bill and said it was “likely” the bill would face a High Court challenge in

St Vincent de Paul Warns Foreign Donations Bill Will Mute the Voice of Charities

Luke Michael, Thursday, 11th January 2018 -  The federal government’s proposed foreign donations bill will burden charities with “complex, cumbersome and costly administrative requirements” that will severely curtail

Sector Rallies Over Asylum Seeker Welfare Crackdown

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 29th August 2017 -  The social sector has rallied behind refugees and asylum seekers in the wake of the Australian government’s decision to strip up to 400 Australian-based asylum seekers of welfare…

Penalty Rate Cuts Will Build Inequality

Wendy Williams, Friday, 30th June 2017 -  Cutting weekend penalty rates will not create jobs but will build inequality, according to social sector organisations which say they remain “deeply opposed” to the landmark cuts.

Calls for Parliament to Stand Firm and Oppose Zombie Cuts

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 8th February 2017 -  The not-for-profit sector has called on the Federal Parliament to “stand firm” against cuts to the incomes of some of Australia’s poorest people, as proposed childcare reforms

NFPs to Consider ‘Hidden Crisis’ of Homelessness and Older Women

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 18th October 2016 -  Not-for-profit organisations are joining forces to address a knowledge gap around an increasing number of older women experiencing homelessness. The St Vincent de Paul Society…

Housing Affordability Must be Linked to Infrastructure Agenda

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 6th October 2016 -  Any new strategies to address housing affordability and homelessness should be linked to Australia’s infrastructure agenda, according to sector leaders at a community forum in

NFPs Share Federal Budget Wish List

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th February 2016 -  Major Not for Profits and peak bodies have called on the Federal Government to deliver secure housing, a fair health care system and income adequacy as a priority in this year’s budget.…

Government’s Plan to Tackle Housing Affordability

Xavier Smerdon, Friday, 8th January 2016 -  The Turnbull government’s announcement that it will set up a working group to investigate innovative ways to improve the availability of affordable housing has been welcomed…

NFP Calls for Child Asylum Seeker Guardian

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 12th November 2015 -  National welfare Not for Profit, the St Vincent de Paul Society, has called for the appointment of an independent guardian for unaccompanied children seeking asylum in Australia.…
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