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BLOG: The Spillover Effect: Philanthropy Exchange 2014

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd July 2014 -    In this latest Blog, Not for Profit Fulbright Scholar, Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine writes that philanthropists need to look beyond specific issues and support broad platforms of

ACOSS Joins Alliance for Better Job Outcomes for Disadvantaged

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th June 2014 -  A proposal to improve employment services to deliver better job outcomes for people who are disadvantaged in the labour market will be put to the Federal Government by the Australian…

BLOG: The Spillover Effect: The Pitfalls of Policy Transfer

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 19th June 2014 -  In this latest Blog, Not for Profit Fulbright Scholar, Dr Tessa Boyd Caine writes that the cultures of regulation may vary, but the problems of outdated, inconsistent and duplicative

Newstart Change Will Push Under-30s into Poverty – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Friday, 6th June 2014 -  Welfare peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service, has called on the Federal Government to drop its plan to deny unemployed people under 30 access to income support for six…

Call to Focus on Jobs for Young Aussies – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd June 2014 -  The Australian Council of Social Service has urged the Federal Government to focus on improving job opportunities for young people saying the Government is investing precious dollars…

BLOG: The Spillover Effect: Philanthropic Responsibility?

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th May 2014 -  In this latest Blog, Not for Profit Fulbright Scholar, Dr Tessa Boyd Caine writes that discussion in the US moves far beyond any notion that philanthropy is a matter for philanthropists

Hockey Defends ‘Remedial’ Budget to Not for Profits

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 21st May 2014 -  Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has been forced to defend his Federal Budget to the Not for Profit sector, saying that while the Coalition’s Budget may seem tough, society’s…

ACOSS National Conference – A Chance for Important Discussion

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th May 2014 -  As the community sector comes to terms with the recent Federal Budget, the Australian Council of Social Service will bring together representatives of the sector to develop a better…

Disability Pension Changes Need Consideration – Advocacy Groups

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd April 2014 -  The Australian Council of Social Service and disability advocacy members say the Federal Government will be taking a backward step if changes to the Disability Support Pension simply…

Low Income Concessions Failing Those in Need – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 1st April 2014 -  Australian low income earners are missing out on lighting, hot water and heating due to failure of the schemes designed to assist them, an Australian Council of Social Service report…

Domestic Violence Services at Risk

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 6th March 2014 -  Social service organisations have warned of the the potential shutdown of domestic violence services and other programs due to uncertainty surrounding the State and Federal Governments’…

No NFP Rep on Audit Commission – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 19th February 2014 -  Welfare peak body, ACOSS has criticised the Federal Government’s Commission of Audit for not appointing a representative of the community sector to be part of the inquiry.…
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