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New VCOSS Manuals for NFPs

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th November 2007 -  The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) has launched two new, fully revised editions of its popular manuals for community organisations. VCOSS CEO Cath Smith says ‘Community

Outcomes of Community Housing Mapping Project

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th July 2007 -  Planned growth in the community housing sector is set to make a significant contribution to alleviating housing stress and increasing housing affordability throughout Australia…

Lessons from London Bombings to Help Australian NFPs

Staff Reporter, Monday, 4th June 2007 -  Emergency response experts believe the lessons for Australia after the 2005 London bombings are planning, practice, partnerships and continual learning – and all should be jointly…

Brisbane’s Corporate Community Network

Staff Reporter, Monday, 27th March 2006 -  Brisbane’s Corporate Community Network or BCCN is on a mission to link up communities with the corporate world in the Sunshine State. BCCN is a new informal network of people…

Emergency Volunteers Go Online

Staff Reporter, Monday, 27th February 2006 -  There’s a new website for Australia’s emergency volunteers and an opportunity to apply for volunteer emergency management grants. The new website, www.aemvf.org.au, has…

Building Better Communities

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th November 2005 -  The MCF reports that 119 grants were made to organisations and community groups across a wide range of interest areas and target groups. The MCF’s annual report describes those grant…

Partnerships Week 2005

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th August 2005 -  The second annual Partnerships Week takes place nationally this month and its aim is providing information and advice on how your organisation can form a partnership or develop your…

ACOSS Calls for Government Action on Housing

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th May 2004 -  The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has called on the Australian Government to respond to the worrying trends and problems identified in new ABS data on housing in Australia.…

Social Enterprise – The Community Café Example

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th May 2004 -  The Community Café within Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley community is a popular, incredibly busy and well-respected operation and a good example of social enterprise at work…

Community Groups Fight Legal Aid Cuts

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th November 2003 -  An almost 20% cut in real terms to legal aid since 1996 has worsened social disadvantage — especially that of Indigenous families and communities — according to submissions by ACOSS…

Review of Community Justice Centres in NSW

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th November 2003 -  The future form of community mediation to resolve neighbourhood, family and even community organisation disputes is the subject of review by the New South Wales Law Reform Commission.…

Reference Group for Community Care Review

Staff Reporter, Monday, 23rd June 2003 -  The members of the Federal Government’s Reference Group for the Review of Community Care have been announced by Federal Minister for Ageing Kevin Andrews as the debate begins on issues…
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