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Need for ‘Policy Communities’ to Help Deliver Social Services

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 6th October 2016 -  Australia’s public sector needs to engage better with the social services sector to implement policies and deliver services within a changing framework of public expectations,…

Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage Concentrated in Rural Qld

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 27th September 2016 -  The major opposition to same-sex marriage is concentrated in rural areas, in particular in rural Queensland, while the most supportive voters are in the prime minister’s own inner-city…

Who Might I Trust to Foster an Inclusive Society?

Keith McVilly, Tuesday, 24th May 2016 -  The Not for Profit sector is uniquely positioned, and some might say ethically obliged, to ask of our political aspirants how their policies will foster an inclusive society, writes


Coalition and Labor Moving On Worker Exploitation, But Potential Loopholes Remain

Tess Hardy, Monday, 23rd May 2016 -  Tess Hardy, lecturer in law at the University of Melbourne, looks at how the Coalition and Labor plan to tackle worker exploitation in this country should they win the upcoming election,

Melbourne Uni Opens Women Only Jobs

Wendy Williams, Monday, 23rd May 2016 -  The University of Melbourne is asking for women only to apply for maths and statistics jobs in a bid to beat the male-dominated culture. Currently, only around one-quarter of the academic


Election Analysis for the NFP Sector – Needs a Global Policy Context

Sara Bice, Thursday, 19th May 2016 -  Analysis: The federal election will require Not for Profits to extend their imaginations and position their concerns within a global policy context, writes Sara Bice socio-political

Report Finds Wage Gap for Gay Australians

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 13th April 2015 -  Gay men in Australia earn around 20 per cent less than their heterosexual counterparts while lesbians make at least 33 per cent more than heterosexual women, a new report produced…

Aussie Universities ‘Fail’ on Climate Change Risk

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 11th February 2015 -  Australian and UK universities have rated from ‘poorly’ to ‘abysmal’ in a global index of the world’s leading universities over their endeavours…

Working Through Depression Key

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th September 2014 -  Continuing to work while suffering a depressive illness could help employees to better manage their depression more than taking sick leave, a new study has found. The joint study…

More Hurdles for Indigenous Schooling: Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 26th August 2014 -  Threats of welfare loss alone don’t work to get Indigenous students to school, new research has revealed. University of Melbourne researchers have found that Indigenous…

Academic Warns of Australia’s Disappearing NFP Sector

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th August 2014 -  Australia’s Not for Profit sector risks disappearing and becoming just another rival business in a privatised service market under the current Federal and State Government…
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