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Eco-friendly blankets to help people sleeping rough stay warm this winter

Luke Michael, Thursday, 5th August 2021 -  The waterproof blankets are each made from 54 recycled bottles     A family-owned Brisbane business is donating 1,500 lightweight blankets made of recycled plastic bottles to

How are Aussie charities helping in the bushfire crisis?

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 7th January 2020 -  Australian charities are working tirelessly to help those in need as fires ravage the country Australia has been gripped by an unprecedented bushfire crisis that has affected more

Your Culture is at the Heart of Telling Great Volunteer Stories

Richenda Vermeulen, Tuesday, 16th May 2017 -  Following Volunteer Week, Richenda Vermeulen, CEO of ntegrity, shares why profiling volunteer stories online at Vinnies has helped them achieve incredible digital results, and

The Good, the Bad and the Unfair – Sector Budget Reaction

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 10th May 2017 -  The not-for-profit sector has had a mixed reaction to the 2017 federal budget – praising some aspects while condemning the punitive measures that target welfare recipients and…

Medicare Levy Rises to Fund NDIS

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 10th May 2017 -  The federal government will increase the Medicare levy by 0.5 percentage points to help fully fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme in a budget move welcomed by the not-for-profit…

Centrelink Should Not Be Government ‘Weapon’ of Deficit Reduction

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 12th January 2017 -  Vinnies has joined the chorus of welfare organisations demanding the government suspend the Centrelink debt recovery system, saying it should not be viewed as a “weapon” of deficit

Women’s Homelessness At Record Levels

Eisha Gupta , Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 -  The St Vincent de Paul Society NSW has urged all levels of government to address the affordable housing crisis after it found a majority of people accessing homelessness services

Vinnies Issues Scam Warning

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 27th October 2015 -  Scammers pretending to be from one of Australia’s largest charities have been targeting people in Western Australia, asking them for donations. The St Vincent de Paul Society…

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…

Aus Charity Op Shops Not Just for the Needy

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th August 2015 -  Contrary to popular belief, op shops are visited by a broad cross section of society and not just for those in need. As part of National Op Shop Week new research shows that just 28 per…

Distress Among Asylum Seekers “Visceral”- Vinnies

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 9th October 2014 -  The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia has called on its more than 60,000 members to continue their efforts to assist asylum seekers and refugees, in the face…

Vinnies Warns on Housing Affordability Crisis

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th March 2014 -  The St Vincent de Paul Society has called for better planning and funding to increase the supply of social and affordable housing in a submission to the NSW Government. Vinnies urged…
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