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Charity Definition Delay Not to be Underestimated

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th December 2013 -  The Opposition and the Greens continue to mount arguments against the Coalition Government’s decision to amend Social Services legislation that will delay the introduction…

Greens Support ACNC at National Forum

Staff Reporter, Friday, 23rd August 2013 -    L-R: Doug Cameron, Rachel Siewert, facilitator Mischa Schubert, Kevin Andrews, CCA's David Crosbie The Australian Greens could hold the key to the survival of the new…

Charities Bill Passes Through Senate

Staff Reporter, Friday, 28th June 2013 -  The Statutory Definition of Charity Bill passed through the Senate on Thursday night which means the Not for Profit sector now has a single statute which clearly defines what is and…

Charity Regulator Start Date In Doubt

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th September 2012 -  The start date of Australia’s first charity regulator on October 1st is in doubt after the Greens announced their intention not to pass the establishing legislation without…

Opposition Claims Labor Hypocrisy on NDIS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th June 2012 -  The Federal Opposition claims the Labor Party and the Greens have struck a blow against a bipartisan and cross-party approach to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).…

$1 Bets Would Avoid Unacceptable Delays to Pokie Reform – Greens

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th January 2012 -  The Australian Greens claim that the government should not use a trial of pre-commitment to delay pokies reform. Greens' spokesperson for gambling, Victorian Senator Richard…

Social Inclusion Starts with Government Action: Greens

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 23rd November 2011 -  Senator Penny Wright – the Greens spokesperson for Social Inclusion – moved a motion in the Senate yesterday to commemorate Social Inclusion Week and remind Australians…

‘Crackdown’ on the Disability Support Pension Passes

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 23rd November 2011 -  The Gillard Government’s controversial changes to the Social Security Act – which includes changes to the Impairment Tables used to determine eligibility for the…

Failing Welfare System Highlights Need for Reform: Greens

Staff Reporter, Monday, 15th August 2011 -  Green Senator Rachel Siewert.  
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A sharp increase in the number of people being turned away from community support services highlights the need for…

Failure to Negotiate on Equal Pay Could Cost the Government More

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 22nd June 2011 -  The reluctance by the Gillard Government to negotiate with unions on a pay rise for community sector workers could end up costing the government more, Greens MP Adam Bandt has warned…

Scrap Corporate Tax Cut, Fund Welfare Programs : Greens

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th March 2011 -  The Australian Greens will move to scrap the Gillard Government's planned corporate tax cut for big businesses, arguing the money could be better spent on establishing a national…

Victory on Rental Affordability Scheme

Staff Reporter, Friday, 18th February 2011 -  Welfare groups and the Greens are claiming victory in their bid to save the National Rental Affordability Scheme, with the Government scrapping its proposed $264 million cuts to…
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