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NSW Moves to Cut Fundraising Red Tape

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 8th September 2015 -  The NSW Liberal Government has become the first to agree in principle to the benefits of aligning with the national charity regulator in an effort to reduce fundraising red tape. The…

NSW Reviews Associations Act

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd July 2015 -  NSW Fair Trading is undertaking a statutory review of the Associations Incorporation Act 2009 – the law that governs the incorporation of many small, Not for Profit organisations.…

Early Roll Out of NDIS in NSW

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st May 2015 -  The Federal and NSW Governments have signed an agreement to begin the early rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in parts of Western Sydney. Federal Assistant…

NFP To Push NSW on Housing Fund Election Pledge

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 31st March 2015 -  The NSW peak advocate for housing justice, Shelter NSW, says it will work with the re-elected Coalition Government to honor the Premier’s campaign pledge to establish a new…

Funding for NSW & Gold Coast Charities

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 4th March 2015 -  Applications for Greater Charitable Foundation funding for significant projects aimed at improving the lives of families and communities in NSW and the Gold Coast have opened.…

NSW Labor Opposition Pledges to Align Charity Rules

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 19th February 2015 -  The State Labor Opposition says it will cut red tape for New South Wales charities by allowing them to register and report just once through the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits…

Call To Remove Charity Status from Protest Groups

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 17th February 2015 -  There’s been an angry response from the Not for Profit sector after the NSW Minerals Council called for the charity status of mining protest groups to be revoked. NSW Minerals…

Australian First Impact Investment Policy

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 5th February 2015 -  The NSW Government has become the first in Australia to launch a Social Impact Investment Policy and establish an Office of Social Impact Investment. Premier Mike Baird launched…

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Resourcing Community Cohesion

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 28th January 2015 -  A popular recycling social enterprise operating for nearly a quarter of a century is emerging as the glue holding together a community stricken by disadvantage, writes Nadia Boyce

NSW Mental Health Plan Worth National Reach

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 16th December 2014 -  Mental health charity SANE Australia says a newly released strategic plan for mental health in New South Wales should be adopted on a national level. Sane says it strongly supports…

Aboriginal Land Rights Safe for Now

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 6th November 2014 -  An Aboriginal land rights advocacy group has welcomed the New South Wales Government’s decision to drop a plan that could have retrospectively extinguished almost 2000 Aboriginal…

NSW Disability Inclusion Plan Survey

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 30th October 2014 -  The NSW Department of Family and  Community Services is asking Not for Profits and individuals to help in the development a new plan for disability inclusion in NSW. A short online…
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