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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…

Analysis

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

Analysis

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…

Opinion

Red Tape, Charities and Politics – A Curious Mix

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 3rd September 2013 -  While each major political party may use different words and ideologies, there is generally a shared set of goals for the sector – the difference is how they plan to achieve these…

War of Words over Future of Not for Profit Sector

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd September 2013 -  A war of words over the future of the Not for Profit Sector has erupted between the Liberal Coalition and the Labor Government in the final days of the election campaign. The Opposition…

Opposition Claims Labor Hypocrisy on NDIS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th June 2012 -  The Federal Opposition claims the Labor Party and the Greens have struck a blow against a bipartisan and cross-party approach to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).…

Labor Fringe Festival – Put Your Cause in the Spotlight

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 21st July 2011 -  Not for Profits can push their cause at the 2011 Australian Labor Party National Conference by taking part in the Labor Fringe Festival. The Fringe Festival program,an integrated…

Labor Pledges $36 Million Investment in NFP Knowledge Base

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th August 2010 -  Labor Senator Ursula Stephens has announced on the ALP blog that a re-elected Labor Government would invest $36 million in a knowledge base for the Not for Profit Sector. Senator Stephens…

Sector Welcomes Red Tape Reduction

Staff Reporter, Monday, 9th August 2010 -  Australia's Not for Profit organisations have welcomed the announcement that a re-elected Labor Government would establish an Office for the Not for Profit Sector, a Not for…
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