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Wages Rising at Slowest Rate

Lina Caneva, Monday, 18th May 2015 -  Australian wages are rising at their slowest pace since records began, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures. The figures show that wages rose by 0.5 per…

Low Income Families Crushed by Rent in Outer Suburbs

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 9th October 2014 -  Outer suburban and regional electorates are home to some of the most rent stressed households in Victoria and $200 million investment in social housing and new housing is needed every…

Future of Volunteering Peak Still Uncertain

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 25th September 2014 -  The future of the national volunteering peak body remains in doubt, with no future funding commitments and a lack evidence-based data collection, the organisation’s CEO…

NFPs Provide $55B to Aussie Economy – ABS

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th June 2014 -  Not for Profits have contributed almost $55 billion to the Australian economy and employed more than 1 million people in 2012-2013, new figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics…

Poor Left Behind – NCOSS Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th March 2014 -  Cost-of-living measures should focus on low-income and vulnerable groups, a new report by the NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS) argues. Drawing on data from the Australian Bureau…

Employment NFP Calls for Action on Unemployment Rise

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th March 2014 -  An education and employment Not for Profit has called on both sides of politics to work together on long-term solutions to unemployment, after the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics…

Philanthropists Enter Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th February 2014 -  Two philanthropic leaders have been named in the Australian Businesswomen’s Network (ABN) 2014 Hall of Fame as part of International Women’s Day. The online Hall of…

ABS Says Culture is Big Business

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th February 2014 -  The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released its first experimental measures of the economic contribution of cultural and creative activity in Australia, saying the…

Report Reveals Men Remain Breadwinners

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th January 2014 -  Australian women are earning only 64 per cent of the average Australian male's wage and salary income, according to a report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). According…

Foreign Workers Have More Qualifications – ABS

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd December 2013 -  People born overseas are more likely to have a degree or certificate than people born in Australia, new Australian Bureau of Statistics figures on education and training have shown.…

Is Australia Progressing? Check the MAP

Staff Reporter, Friday, 15th November 2013 -  Is life in Australia getting better? The latest Bureau of Statistics “dashboard” shows Australia is in good shape. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has launched…

Aussies Staying in Jobs Longer

Staff Reporter, Monday, 26th August 2013 -  Australians are staying in their jobs for longer, according to new figures released last week that show a shift to longer term employment. The Australian Bureau of Statistics’…
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