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BLOG: The Spillover Effect: Philanthropy Exchange 2014

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd July 2014 -    In this latest Blog, Not for Profit Fulbright Scholar, Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine writes that philanthropists need to look beyond specific issues and support broad platforms of

BLOG: The Spillover Effect: The Pitfalls of Policy Transfer

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 19th June 2014 -  In this latest Blog, Not for Profit Fulbright Scholar, Dr Tessa Boyd Caine writes that the cultures of regulation may vary, but the problems of outdated, inconsistent and duplicative

Australia to Learn from UK Experience of Poverty and Inequality?

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 22nd May 2014 -  UK philanthropic leader and author Julia Unwin will meet with Federal and State MPs including Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews on issues around poverty and inequality during…

Funding Extensions for NFP Service Providers

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 14th May 2014 -  The majority of current Not for Profit service providers with grant funding due to expire on or before 30 June 2014 are being offered funding extensions of six to twelve months under…

Welfare Increases Still Too Low – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th March 2014 -  Australia’s peak body for community services and the welfare sector has expressed concerns over the small rise to income support payments, such as Newstart and Parenting…


From Politics to Not for Profit

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th February 2014 -  From her earliest school days Anna Bligh had a burning desire to make a difference. Now, after a distinguished political career, the former Queensland Premier writes for Pro Bono

EXCLUSIVE: NFP Tax Concession Report Revealed

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th February 2014 -  A report into charity tax concessions that was buried after the Gillard Government lost office has been released under Freedom of Information and includes a call for the extension…


Not for Profit Reform “Back to the Future?”

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th February 2014 -  The Coalition Government’s attempt to wind back the policy clock in the Not for Profit policy space sees Social Services Minister, Kevin Andrews, leading the charge in unpicking


Charity Navigator Model – Out of the Frying Pan?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th February 2014 -  David Gilchrist. The Federal Social Services Minister Kevin Andrew's announcement that a Charity Navigator Model may replace the ACNC is something the charitable and Not for

Feds Flag Social Services Merger

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th January 2014 -  Federal Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has flagged a plan to merge the Social Services and Human Services Departments into a mega community agency. The proposal is ostensibly…

Aged Care Reform Passed

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th June 2013 -  Social services Not for Profit, UnitingCare Australia has hailed the passage of the Living Longer Living Better package of aged care reform bills through Federal Parliament as an…

Partnership Forum Delivers Positive Results

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 6th June 2012 -  A partnership forum comprised of key director generals in the Western Australian Government and the chief executives of the community organisations delivering mental health services…
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