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Discrimination Commissioner Calls for Jobs Plan

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 2nd July 2014 -  Outgoing Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes says Australia must listen to employers and meet their needs, and make it safer for people with disability to venture…

Associations Forum’s Premier NFP Event

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 1st July 2014 -  Associations and charities with gather in Canberra in July for Australia’s premier event for the Not for Profit sector – the annual Associations Forum. On the 16-17…

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Ducks, Elephants, the ACNC and the Senate

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th May 2014 -  Is the outcome of the Senate inquiry into the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No 1) Bill 2014 just a foregone conclusion, asks Professor Ann O’Connell,

Call for Women’s Leadership ‘Quotas’

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th May 2014 -  Business and Not for Profit leader Dr Anne Summers has put a case for women’s leadership quotas in a ‘call to action’ speech at a women’s leadership conference…

ACT to Carve Out Regulation for ACNC

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th April 2014 -  The ACT Labor Government has thrown its full support behind the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, saying if the ACNC is saved it will “carve out”…

National Capital First for Full NDIS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd April 2014 -  The Australian Capital Territory will be the first jurisdiction in Australia to accept all eligible people into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starting from July…

Push for Women to Take the Lead

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st March 2014 -  Feminist Not for Profit YWCA of Canberra has launched an innovative new program to encourage women into leadership roles. She Leads will comprise of a year-long Diploma of Management…

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.…

Coalition Reveals NDIS Blowout

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 21st November 2013 -  Assistant Minister for Social Services Mitch Fifield at the National Press Club. The National Disability Insurance Scheme will take longer to fully implement and cost more than…

Call for Bold Reform on Child Wellbeing

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 19th November 2013 -  A research alliance has called on the Federal Government to make Australia a top five OECD country for education performance, physical wellbeing, social and emotional wellbeing…

Halving Rates of Mental Illness

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 31st October 2013 -  The costs of mental illness in Australia will continue to grow from the current $190 billion per annum because Australia is not investing in the social and emotional wellbeing of infants…

Cash Up For Grabs for Indigenous Groups

Staff Reporter, Friday, 27th September 2013 -  Grants of up to $10,000 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups and individuals are now available under an ACT Government’s grants program. The $205,000 of funding…
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