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Australian Greens Respond to Social Policy Manifesto

Staff Reporter, Friday, 13th August 2010 -  One week out from the Federal Election, the Australian Greens deliver a detailed response to the Not for Profit Sector's Social Policy Manifesto. The response follows the release…

Coalition Announces Minister for International Development

Staff Reporter, Friday, 13th August 2010 -  Australian aid organisations have welcomed the Coalition’s commitment to have a Minister for International Development should they win the August 21 election. However…

New Job Search Penalties Harsh – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th August 2010 -  Peak welfare body, ACOSS has welcomed the ALP’s policy announcement of workforce relocation incentives, but is concerned that new penalty measures for jobseekers will cause…

Cardinal Pell Outburst Creates Questions on Charity Regulation

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th August 2010 -  Derek Mortimer, principal of DF Mortimer & Associates The recent stoush between Cardinal George Pell and the Australian Greens prompts the question “Where

Pay Equity Pledge for NFP Workers

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th August 2010 -  With ten days left before the Federal Election, the Gillard Government has pledged its support for equal pay for community sector workers. The Minister for Community Services, Jenny…

Greens Support Sector Reform

Staff Reporter, Monday, 9th August 2010 -  The Greens have welcomed the Labor Governments reform agenda for the Not for Profit sector saying it pledged to keep the government honest on delivering its reform promises. The Greens…

Labor Responds to Sector Call for Reform

Lina Caneva, Monday, 9th August 2010 -  Above: Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Jenny Macklin, Assistant Treasurer, Senator Nick Sherry and Parliamentary Secretary

GetUp! Wins Landmark High Court Challenge

Staff Reporter, Friday, 6th August 2010 -  Not for Profit political advocacy group GetUp! has won its bid to have the Electoral Act amended, with the High Court ordering that 100,000 people to be added to the electoral roll before…

It’s the Society, Stupid

Staff Reporter, Friday, 6th August 2010 -  The Federal Government can’t increasingly rely on Not for Profit community organisations to deliver services without fixing the regulatory and institutional arrangements,

NFP Sector Demands Action on Social Policy Reform

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th August 2010 -  In a wake up call to Australia's political leaders, the Not for Profit sector is demanding that the major political parties commit to regulatory and funding reform as part of the…

Change Politics Goes Online

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th August 2010 -  Just 17 days out from the Federal Election, Cheryl Kernot has launched her 'Change Politics' campaign website. The Former Democrats leader and current academic within…

Housing Affordability Should be Centre of Election Agenda

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th August 2010 -  Peak welfare council, ACOSS is calling for political leaders to commit to measures to improve the critical shortage of affordable housing in Australia and to alleviate acute financial…
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