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New Policy Centre Encourages Australia to Look Abroad for Tax Reform

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 8th March 2019 -  Progressive think-tank The Australia Institute has established a new policy centre in a bid to learn lessons from Nordic countries, to re-shape economic and social policy in Australia.  

New Research Finds Many Fear Threat Of Homelessness

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th August 2018 -  Homelessness is now a mainstream issue in Australia, social sector advocates say, after new research revealed 42 per cent of Australians feared becoming homeless. The Essential


There’s Far More To The Fair Go Than Just Economics

Eva Cox, Tuesday, 1st August 2017 -  Australia needs to consider whether values are the basis of our beliefs about inequality, writes Eva Cox Professorial Fellow University of Technology Sydney in this article first

Charity Trusts Protected in Labor’s Tax Reform Plan

Lina Caneva, Monday, 31st July 2017 -  The community sector has welcomed a move by the Labor party to safeguard charitable trusts in its tax reform policy released on Sunday. The federal opposition announced that a Labor…

NFP Calls for Register of Trusts and Foundation Ownership

Lina Caneva, Friday, 21st July 2017 -  Human rights advocacy group, ActionAid Australia is campaigning for an Australian register of beneficial ownership that would require rich individuals and multinational corporations…

Community Sector Unites in Budget Demands

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 27th April 2016 -  More than 30 Australian community organisations have signed a joint statement, calling on the federal government to avoid the “mistakes of the last two budgets” and prioritise

Peak Body Urges Change to Betting Tax Havens

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 12th April 2016 -  Welfare peak body the South Australian Council of Social Service is calling for sweeping changes to the taxation of online gambling to remove what it claims is the abuse of tax havens…

Charitable Giving and Tax Reform: challenges in regulating the NFP sector

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th May 2012 -  This article is by Ann O'Connell, a member of the Not-For-Profit Project at the Melbourne Law School and member of the NFP Tax Reform Working Group, and published by The Conversation

Community Sector Outlines National Tax Forum Wishlist

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th October 2011 -  The Australian Not for Profit sector is calling on participants at the National Tax Forum to work together on finding solutions to housing affordability, ageing population, workforce…

Dignity Must Feature in Tax Reform: UnitingCare

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th September 2011 -  Image: UnitingCare Australia’s National Director Lin Hatfield Dodds says the October tax forum must consider human dignity.  Community service…

Australia Facing Housing Affordability Crisis

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 21st September 2011 -  Flickr image: Some rights reserved by mollyeh11  A coalition of housing, welfare and community organisations is campaigning to put the issue of affordable…

National Tax Forum Must Consider Social Equity – VCOSS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th September 2011 -  The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) has urged participants to the October Tax Forum to remember that the point of the tax system is social equity and stability. VCOSS has…
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