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Not At War with Asylum Seekers – NFPs

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd January 2014 -  Australian Not for Profits fear the Coalition Government is on a war-like footing with its asylum seeker policy. The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia has called…

Welfare System Shake-Up

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 21st January 2014 -  The Federal Coalition is about to overhaul Australia’s social welfare system claiming there’s a “debilitating cycle of endless welfare dependence”.…

Sea Shepherd Slams Whaling

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th January 2014 -  Controversial Not for Profit conservation organisation Sea Shepherd Australia says it has driven the Japanese Whaling Fleet into disarray and out of the Antarctic Treaty Zone and…

Feds Appoint New Human Rights Commissioner

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th December 2013 -  The Coalition Government has appointed a controversial opponent of the Human Rights Commission, Timothy Wilson as Australia’s new Human Rights Commissioner. Wilson, who…

Demise of Asylum Seekers’ Health Advisory Group Criticised

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th December 2013 -  The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) has expressed deep concern over the Coalition Government’s decision to disband a key advisory group responsible for overseeing the…

Time Rescues Charity Definition

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th December 2013 -  Time appears to have saved the Charities Act from the Coalition Government’s plan to delay the definition of charity until late next year. On the final sitting day for the Federal…

Charity Definition Delay Not to be Underestimated

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th December 2013 -  The Opposition and the Greens continue to mount arguments against the Coalition Government’s decision to amend Social Services legislation that will delay the introduction…

Asylum Visa Freeze a New Low – NFP

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th December 2013 -  National peak body, the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA), has slammed the Coalition Government’s decision to suspend the granting of new permanent protection visas for…

Federal Budget Won’t be Fixed with a Sleddgehammer – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Friday, 29th November 2013 -  A “quick fix” won’t restore the Federal Budget, the national peak body for social services has warned the Coalition Government in its submission to the Commission…

Community Business Partnership Needs More Than Talk

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th November 2013 -  Not for Profit peak body, the Community Council for Australia, has warned that a reformed  Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership (CBP) must become much more…

NFP Calls for Reverse on Drug Agency Abolition

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th November 2013 -  The Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies has called on the Coalition Government to reverse its decision to  axe the  Alcohol and other Drugs Council…
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