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Leaders in Workplace Gender Equality Announced

Staff Reporter, Monday, 9th November 2015 -  Ninety organisations from around Australia have been recognised as leading the way in employer commitment to gender equality. The Workplace Gender Equality Agency, a Federal Government…

NFP Tax Cap Legislation Introduced

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th October 2015 -  The Federal Government has moved a step closer to capping tax concessions for entertainment expenses affecting charities and Not for Profits, introducing its legislation into…

Turnbull Govt Takes Positive Stand on Impact Investment

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 21st October 2015 -  The Federal Government has voiced it support for impact investment, as part of its far reaching response to the Financial System Inquiry, pledging to examine how best to foster its…

Government Funds Philanthropic Partnerships

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 8th October 2015 -  The Federal Government has announced $160,000 in grants for 24 community organisations to allow them to showcase their philanthropic partnerships during the inaugural Community…

Senate Rejects Youth Welfare Delay

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 10th September 2015 -  The Senate has voted down the Government’s controversial Social Services Legislation Amendment on Youth Employment which attempted to make young people under 25 wait for…

Govt Funds Philanthropy Research

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 10th September 2015 -  The Federal Government is to fund research to better understand philanthropic behaviour in Australia, Minister for Social Services, Scott Morrison announced during his address…

Four Week Waiting Period Faces Battle in Senate

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 13th August 2015 -  The Australian social sector has called on the Senate to vote down the “harsh” Abbott Government proposal to withhold income support from young people for four weeks.…

Call for Govt Action On Youth Issues

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 13th August 2015 -  National youth advocacy groups across Australia have penned a hard-hitting letter to the Federal Government calling for urgent action on youth issues including unemployment,…

NFPs Strain to Support Trafficking Victims

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 13th August 2015 -  The Not for Profit sector is being left to pick up the slack on supporting victims of human trafficking in Australia, writes freelance journalist Annelise Ball. The US State Department’s…

Walking the Talk on Workplace Gender Equality

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 12th August 2015 -  Most Australian employers value gender equality in the workplace but don’t know how to achieve positive outcomes for women, the Federal Government’s Workplace Gender…

Matched Funding for Private Arts Philanthropy

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 11th August 2015 -  Australian artists and arts organisations have succeeded in raising more than $3 million in private sector support for projects and philanthropic partnerships which have been…

New Plan to Tackle Abuse of Migrant Women

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 11th August 2015 -  The Abbott Government will attempt to educate migrant women on their rights surrounding forced marriage and domestic violence before they arrive in Australia. Social Services…
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