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Fears for Charities’ Future Demise

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th May 2014 -  Welfare expert and Brotherhood of St Laurence Executive Director Tony Nicholson has delivered a hard-hitting speech on the future of the community welfare sector warning of the…

Long-term Youth Unemployment Triples in Six Years: Study

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th April 2014 -  New research nearly 18 per cent of unemployed 15 to 24-year-olds fall into the “long-term unemployed” category, according to this piece first published on The Conversation


Hi-Tech for the Lo-Fi

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 9th April 2014 -  A charity old-timer has gone hi-tech and turned the op shop model on its head, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. An iconic Victorian charity…

Partners Tackle Youth Unemployment Together

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd March 2014 -  Big business, the Not for Profit sector and government are building game-changing partnerships in a bid to turn around Australia’s alarming levels of youth unemployment.…

Mums to Stop Work Over Childcare Subsidy Cuts – Survey

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th February 2014 -  Australian working mums will take a hit if childcare subsidies are reduced, a national survey by a major Not for Profit early learning and care provider has revealed. Mission Australia’s…

Aussies Feel the Pinch of Rising Power Costs – Survey

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd December 2013 -  Electricity bills are what  householders are most concerned with when it comes to cost of living, a survey by three advocacy groups reveals. The survey on energy affordability

Program Gets Mature Workers Back on Their Feet

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd September 2013 -  A new program in Victoria will help mature aged workers get back into the workforce. Set to begin in early September, Experience + Work Ready will be a free program run by the Brotherhood…

NSW Premier Commits to Education Reform

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 24th April 2013 -  Fifteen of Australia’s leading Non Government Organisations (NGOs) have unanimously commended the Premier of NSW Barry O’Farrell for his leadership in signing the…

NGO Leaders Unite for Disadvantaged Students

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 16th April 2013 -  Fifteen of Australia's leading non-government community organisations have united for the first time to sign an open letter to COAG calling on State, Territory and Federal…

Disadvantaged Reach ‘Adulthood’ Earlier – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th October 2012 -  Adulthood starts earlier for disadvantaged young people in Australia and the road is rockier, according to new Not for Profit research. The pathway to a career for young Australians…

NFP’s Feature in MoneySmart Awards

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th September 2012 -  Partnerships between Not for Profits, Government and businesses involved in financial literacy programs have been recognised at the inaugural MoneySmart Week Awards. The Brotherhood…

NFPs Empower Teenage Mobile Phone Users to Speak Up

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 30th August 2011 -  Young mobile phone users want Australia’s Telcos to be more truthful and less misleading according to a new study carried out in a joint initiative between Not for Profit organisations.…
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