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Homelessness in NSW reaches ‘crisis point’

Luke Michael, Monday, 26th August 2019 -  Crisis accommodation for people experiencing homelessness in Sydney has almost hit capacity, new data shows, prompting calls for an urgent injection of social housing across the

Museum Director Quits Amid Fundraising Furore

Paul Carter, Monday, 30th July 2018 -  The director of a major Sydney museum has quit after a fundraising controversy led to calls for her resignation and that of the New South Wales arts minister. A statement from the Museum

NFP Real Estate Agency to Drive Sydney’s Affordable Housing Supply

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 11th April 2018 -  A new not-for-profit real estate agency has been launched to drive investment in and supply of affordable housing in the “most difficult housing market in Australia”. HomeGround

Community-Collected Data Helps the Homeless

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 9th January 2017 -  Members of the public will soon be able to link people sleeping rough with homelessness services through an online reporting platform, following a recent pilot program in Sydney.

Why You Need To Be Part of a Must-Attend Event

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th October 2016 -  Impact investing is more than a buzzword. It’s a new way of doing business – one that harnesses the power of capital markets to deliver social and environmental change.  Between 26

‘Ikea for Homes’ Offers Solution to Housing Affordability Crisis

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 4th October 2016 -  Described as “Ikea on steroids”, the first flat-packed, off-grid, tiny homes will use vacant city spaces and cut the costs of standard housing. Big World Homes is a social enterprise

Aged Care Providers Merge in Sydney

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th April 2016 -  Not for Profit aged care providers Anglicare Sydney and Anglican Retirement Villages (ARV) have agreed to merge, making the new organisation one of the largest aged care providers

Marches to Mark Indigenous Day of Mourning

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 26th January 2016 -  Indigenous Australians and supporters will take part in Invasion Day marches in several capital cities today in opposition to the national holiday – a day they describe as…

Private Capital Investment Needed to Expand Welfare System – Morrison

Xavier Smerdon, Friday, 26th June 2015 -  Federal Minister for Social Services Scott Morrison has told the ACOSS National Conference that private capital investment in addressing social needs is the best approach to strengthening…

Social Entrepreneurs Graduate from NDIS Accelerator Program

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 18th June 2015 -  The first batch of students in the School for Social Entrepreneurs’ inaugural NDIS Accelerator program have graduated in Sydney overnight. Eighteen students were among…

Melbourne V Sydney – the Capital of Charity and Philanthropy

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 26th March 2015 -  The rivalry between Melbourne and Sydney has played out in many different ways. Australia’s two largest cities regularly compete on the sporting field, in the fashion stakes…

Sustainable Cities Index – No Utopia

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 25th March 2015 -  Across the world, cities are failing to meet the needs of their people, according to an inaugural Sustainable Cities Index which mirrors the business concept of the triple…
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