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Kernot to Contest Election to Represent Third Sector

Staff Reporter, Friday, 30th July 2010 -  Former Democrats leader and current academic within the Not for Profit sector, Cheryl Kernot is to stand for a Senate seat in NSW as an independent. Kernot will contest the coming election…

Parties Wrong on Welfare Quarantining – Welfare Rights Centre

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th July 2010 -  The ALP and the Coalition need to re-think their support for income management and develop workable policies to lift Australians out of welfare and into employment, according to…

Asylum Seekers Issue Needs Regional Approach

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th July 2010 -  International aid agency Oxfam says a comprehensive regional approach to asylum seekers must be adopted by whoever wins the Federal Election if there is to be any hope of truly moving…

Demand On Child Protection Policies

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th July 2010 -  Three of Australia’s peak family welfare Not for Profit organisations – the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC), the Child and Family…

Social Inclusion Ignored in Election

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th July 2010 -  People experiencing social exclusion are largely being ignored by Australia's political leaders in the lead up to the Federal Election according to welfare organisation Anglicare.…

NFP’s Reaction Mixed on Labor’s Commitment to Mental Health

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th July 2010 -  Primary health care organisations have welcomed the Federal Government’s election commitment to invest of $276.9m into additional mental health services but the Australian…

Not for Profits Question ‘Citizens’ Assembly’

Staff Reporter, Friday, 23rd July 2010 -  International Aid organisation, Oxfam Australia claims Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s announcements on climate change further cements Australia’s position as…

Social Policy Campaign for Election 2010

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd July 2010 -  Pro Bono Australia has begun a campaign to make social policy part of Federal Election and to urge our political leaders to listen to the Not for Profit sector in the lead up to election…

Electing Social Policies – or Not.

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd July 2010 -  The analysis is in: Social policies will only get a run in the election campaign if they strike a chord with swinging voters in marginal electorates says co-publisher of Pro Bono Australia

New ACOSS CEO

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 21st July 2010 -  The newly appointed CEO of ACOSS, Cassandra Goldie will move into the top job just four weeks before the Federal Election. Goldie has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of ACOSS,…

Call for Cross-Party Commitment on Homelessness

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 21st July 2010 -  Peak welfare organisation ACOSS has called on political leaders to confirm their policies on homelessness after a new report on crisis housing figures in Australia New figures…
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