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Note to Centrelink: Australian Workers’ Lives Have Changed

Peter Whiteford, Friday, 13th January 2017 -  The problems with Centrelink reflect a lack of knowledge of the actual working and family patterns of a large share of Australians, writes Professor Peter Whiteford of the Crawford

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Social Enterprise Vision Clicking Into Place

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th March 2015 -  A digital twist on the classic model of supported employment is the culmination of personal struggles with depression, a career as a social sector executive and almost a decade of

Confusion Over Paid Charity Workers Remains – Poll

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th March 2014 -  The public is happy to see charity shop managers draw a salary, but confusion remains over who is paid in charities, new UK research reveals. A poll, carried out by UK research consultancy…

NFP Salary Survey Reveals Lack of Pay Reviews

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th March 2014 -  A ground-breaking salary survey into the expanding Australian Not for Profit sector reveals that a large proportion of Not for Profit salaries and pay rates are not being reviewed…

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Employee Engagement: It’s All About People

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 -  It’s all about people. That was the message in the recently released white paper Workforce for Good – Employee Engagement in Sustainability and CSR, which outlined…

Court Action Over Disability Payment Scheme

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 21st January 2014 -  Lawyers for 10,000 intellectually disabled workers in Australia have sought a court order over the Federal Government’s latest payment scheme. Compensation law firm, Maurice…

Average Wage Rising: Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th August 2013 -  The average full time weekly wage has risen 4.8% to $1,485.80 per week in the past 12 months, according the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics report. Those employed in the public…

Indigenous Self-Employed on the Rise – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th August 2013 -  A new report by ANU’s Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research reveals that the number of indigenous self-employed people has increased and improvements to skills and policy…

NFP Workers Happier and More Satisfied with Job

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th June 2013 -  Not for Profit workers are happier and more satisfied than those working in other sectors, according to a new workplace report. The report: Maxxia Workplace Insights found…

PM Defends Pay Equity Stance

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 23rd November 2010 -  After the Federal Government last week told Fair Work Australia that a wage rise for social and community sector workers would mean cuts to other services, Prime Minister Julia Gillard
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