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Welfare Reform in a Tight Budget

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th May 2011 -  The 2011 Federal Budget has a strong focus on moving people off welfare and into the workforce, through measures such as providing wage subsidies for the long-term unemployed and…

Sector Crisis Meeting On Budget

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th April 2011 -  Leading community service and consumer groups – including Australia's major charities, disability organisations, representatives of single parents, and people…

Carbon Price Will Hit NFPs: Greens

Staff Reporter, Monday, 18th April 2011 -  A price on carbon is expected to impact on Not for Profit organisations, according to Greens Senator Rachel Siewert and she has called on the Gillard Government to ensure that the NFP…

Government, Business Support Critical to Breaking Welfare Dependency

Staff Reporter, Monday, 18th April 2011 -  Australian welfare agencies have called on the Government to provide greater support for long-term unemployed people  looking to enter the workforce, following the Prime…

Support for Community Sector Pay Increase Overwhelming -Poll

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th April 2011 - 
The vast majority of Australians think community sector workers are underpaid and should be better rewarded for the work they do according to new polling from peak welfare body the…

Perfect Storm Threatens NFP Sector

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 31st March 2011 -  Greens Senator Rachel Siewert alongside Shadow Minister for Families, Housing and Human Services Kevin Andrews at the ACOSS National Conference.  Photo: Ryan Witcombe

Welfare Sector Fights ‘Crackdown’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 31st March 2011 -  Just one day after the ACOSS Conference, the Federal Opposition has outlined a crackdown on welfare, with Tony Abbott unveiling a raft of measures including abolishing the dole to…

NFP Sector Needs a Stronger Voice : Bill Shorten

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th March 2011 -  ACOSS Conference(l-r) : Assistant Treasurer and  Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation Bill Shorten, Greens Senator Rachel Siewert, Shadow Minister

Insights from the ACOSS Media and Communications Forum

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th March 2011 -  The inaugural ACOSS Media and Communications Forum has kicked off the ACOSS 2011 National Conference in Melbourne – and twitter was the word of the day! The audience of over…

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…

Twitter as a Conference Communication Tool

Staff Reporter, Monday, 21st March 2011 -  Download the Twitter Guide for ACOSS 2011 here [PDF].  It seems that everywhere you look, someone is talking about twitter. The 24-hour news cycle and the public’s hunger…

Dissecting the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th March 2011 -  From government policy through to public rhetoric, there is a widespread expectation that people with disabilities should contribute to society as best they are able. Yet historically,…
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