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Transport A Key Barrier for Young Unemployed

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 -  Young unemployed Australians are facing serious transport challenges in the hunt for work, according to a new report from the Brotherhood of St Laurence. The latest figures from


Why We Need a More Inclusive Australia

Alpha Cheng, Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 -  A year after his father’s fatal shooting by a teenager radicalised by ISIS ideology, teacher Alpha Cheng makes a powerful – and personal – case for why we need a more inclusive Australia,

Budget 2016: Youth Package a ‘Positive Step’

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 4th May 2016 -  Not for Profits have called the federal government’s new youth jobs program, announced in the budget, a “welcome alternative” to work for the dole. The government said it would invest


Education Key to Fulfillment – Gonski

David Gonski AC, Tuesday, 10th November 2015 -  Having an education can be the difference between a life full of productivity and satisfaction and a life of some sadness at being unfulfilled, writes business leader and philanthropist,

Young People Facing ‘Intense’ Employment Pressure – Report

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 9th November 2015 -  Seven years after the Global Financial Crisis hit, the event is still creating havoc for young jobseekers, with teenage boys and young men who are in the labor market today more likely…

NFP Launches Hope Prize

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 1st September 2015 -  A new Not for Profit national short story competition aimed at exploring hope and resilience in the face of poverty and disadvantage has been launched by the Brotherhood of St Laurence.…

Youth Unemployment Rising

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 2nd March 2015 -  One in five unemployed Australians is a teenager, according to a new report released today by national welfare agency, the Brotherhood of St Laurence. The Teenage Dream Unravels:…

NFP Workforce Solutions Program Launched

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 20th October 2014 -  A program designed to assist refugees, asylum seekers and other marginalised jobseekers into work, and to support employers to grow and diversity their workplace, has been  launched.…

Collaboration Needed to Address Youth Unemployment

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 26th August 2014 -  Not for Profits have called for a major collaboration between community, business and Governments to address the alarming increase in youth unemployment. The average Victorian…

Academic Warns of Australia’s Disappearing NFP Sector

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th August 2014 -  Australia’s Not for Profit sector risks disappearing and becoming just another rival business in a privatised service market under the current Federal and State Government…

Competition Policy Review Threatens NFP Mission

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th August 2014 -  The Not for Profit sector has been warned that a review of competition policy in Australia could have a significant effect on the future uniqueness of the social economy – but…

‘Desperate’ Crowdfunding to Support Refugees

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 3rd June 2014 -  Another major Not for Profit has turned to crowdfunding to help keep a program operating that matches refugees with skilled mentors following a gap in Federal Government funding.…
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