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Family Violence Costs Everyone

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  Today’s White Ribbon Day, also the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, urges Australians to see the signs and to say that no amount of violence,

Jobseeker Bill Passed

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 3rd November 2014 -  The Labor Party has accused the Abbott Government of a “disgraceful display of arrogance” after a Bill that could see jobseekers penalised for missing appointments…

Govt Hiding ACNC Report Card – Labor

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 9th October 2014 -  The Federal Opposition is calling on Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews to release findings from a consultation process that could determine the future of the national charity…

Govt Backs Down on 40 Jobs a Month Plan

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 7th October 2014 -  The Federal Government has backed down on its controversial proposal to require unemployed people to apply for 40 jobs a month in order to keep receiving the dole, instead releasing…

Labor Reveals $1 Billion Jobs Plan

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 7th October 2014 -  The Victorian Opposition has announced that it will launch a $1 billion fund to create 100,000 full time jobs for unemployed youth and the long-term unemployed if it wins November’s…

Catholic Church Softens on ACNC Abolition – Opposition

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 10th September 2014 -  The Federal Labor Opposition says the Catholic Church appears to have moved away from its support for Government plans to scrap the national charity regulator, the ACNC.   In…

Opposition Parties Respond to NFP Sector Survey

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th September 2014 -  The major Federal Opposition parties have responded to Pro Bono Australia’s State of the Not for Profit Sector survey saying the Abbott Government must heed the words of the…

Disability Payment Bill Report Divided

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th August 2014 -  A Senate Committee report into the controversial payment assessment tool for people with disability has delivered a divided verdict, with both the Labor and Greens parties providing…

Labor Renews Call to Keep ACNC

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st August 2014 -  The Federal Opposition has again thrown its support behind the Australian charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, saying the watchdog is…


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


Effect of the Coalition Victory On NFP Salary Packaging

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th September 2013 -  While the Coalition’s election victory has removed Labor’s proposed changes to the statutory formula for FBT car leasing arrangements there are some new Fringe Benefit…
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