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Government Looks to New ‘Homelessness’ Picture

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 6th September 2012 -  The Federal Government says new figures to be released next week will provide the most accurate picture of homelessness ever produced in Australia. Housing Minister, Brendan O’Connor…

Report Paints Depressing Picture of Homelessness’ Impact

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 29th March 2012 -  A new report which compares the lives of 1.1 million Australians who have experienced homelessness with the general population paints a stark and depressing picture, according…

Corporate Volunteering “Untapped” – Report on National Survey on Volunteering Issues

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 1st March 2012 -  Corporate volunteering is not being fully tapped, despite Not for Profit organisations and companies being able to see its value, according to Volunteering Australia’s…

More Women Participate in Cultural Activities – ABS Survey

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 21st February 2012 -  Women are more likely to participate in cultural activities like painting than men, according to a new survey. Flickr image: 
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Caring Role Affects Emotional Well-being – ABS Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th October 2011 -  Some 36% of primary carers in Australia report that their physical or emotional well-being had changed due to their caring role, and 50% had interrupted sleep as a result of caring,…

Australia’s Gaps and Gains- ABS Report on Social Trends

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 31st March 2011 -  While the overall life expectancy of Australians continues to climb and educational attainment increases, gaps remain between the health and education outcomes of Australians…

Australia’s Biggest Health Survey Begins

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd March 2011 -  The Australian Bureau of Statistics is about to start the biggest health survey ever conducted in Australia in conjunction with the National Heart Foundation. The first Australian…

ABS Issues Draft NFP Information Development Plan

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st September 2010 -  The Australian Bureau of Statistics has release a draft Information Development Plan into the statistical needs and priorities for the Not for Profit sector as a result of recommendations…

NFPs Spend Big on Community Services

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 24th June 2010 -  Australia's community service providers spent $25.2 billion on direct services in 2008-09, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS),…

Biggest Ever Australian Health Survey

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th May 2010 -  The health of Australians will be getting its most comprehensive check-up ever, with the announcement of the Australian Health Survey. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)…

ABS Reveals New Broadband Internet Statistics

Staff Reporter, Monday, 21st December 2009 -   This is an increase of 700,000 households or 16% on the previous year – nearly two-thirds (62%) of all households now have broadband. The Australian Capital Territory…
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