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Rego Costs For Drivers With Disabilities Cut, But Transport Access Issues Remain

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th October 2017 -  The Victorian government has announced it is cutting the cost of registration for wheelchair users who modify their cars to drive, but disability advocates say people with disabilities’

‘Zero-Day’ Rental Eviction Proposal Will Increase Homelessness

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 28th February 2017 -  Homelessness in Victoria will be exacerbated if proposed new laws to make it faster and easier to evict tenants from private rentals are passed, the state’s peak homelessness body

Karen Mahlab Vic Finalist in Telstra Business Women’s Awards

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 11th October 2016 -    Pro Bono Australia founder Karen Mahlab AM has been named as a Victorian finalist in the Telstra Business Women’s Awards for 2016 in the category of social purpose businesses.

No Action on Homelessness Costs $19M a Year in Victoria

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 25th August 2016 -  Not addressing rough sleeping is costing Victorian taxpayers $19.2 million annually because of the additional burden placed on emergency, health and justice systems, according

Maddie Riewoldt Charity Wins Vic Telstra Business Award

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 20th July 2016 -  The Snowdome Foundation in collaboration with Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision has won the inaugural Telstra Business charity award in Victoria. A new “charity” classification

Animal Groups Applaud NSW Greyhound Racing Ban, But Other States Say No

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 7th July 2016 -  Animal welfare Not for Profits have called on other Australia states and territories to follow NSW’s lead and ban greyhound racing, but Victoria and Queensland have already said…

NDIS Rollout Will Create Nearly 20,000 Jobs in Victoria

Eisha Gupta , Friday, 22nd April 2016 -  Victoria will create 18,100 new jobs in the next three years as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is rolled out, according to new data. The data was included in the latest

Government Philanthropy Rule Changes Questioned

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 1st March 2016 -  A new directive from the Victorian Government has the potential to significantly impact endowment fundraising by charities that are also state government agencies, according…

Animal Rescue Charities Lose Status

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 8th February 2016 -  Two Australian animal organisations have lost their charity status following an investigation by the national charity watchdog. Adelaide-based cat rescue organisation, Help…

NFP Child Protection Laws Start in Victoria

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th January 2016 -  Victorian organisations that work with children and are funded or regulated by the Victorian Government must now comply with mandatory child safety standards and reporting obligations.…

Two States Dominate Australia’s Charity Sector

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 12th January 2016 -  More than half of the total value of Australia’s charity sector is controlled by just two states, according to figures from the national charity regulator. NSW and Victoria…

Call to Decriminalise Sex Work in Victoria

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 21st December 2015 -  A campaign calling for the full decriminalisation of sex work, in a bid to tackle violence against women, has been launched in Victoria. Victoria’s Equality Minister, Martin…
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