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Charities Bill Passes Through Senate

Staff Reporter, Friday, 28th June 2013 -  The Statutory Definition of Charity Bill passed through the Senate on Thursday night which means the Not for Profit sector now has a single statute which clearly defines what is and…

Report Calls for National Conversation on Palliative Care

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 11th October 2012 - 
A report has been released into the state of palliative care in Australia. Photo: The Senate has released a long?awaited report into the state of palliative care…

Charity Regulator Start Date In Doubt

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th September 2012 -  The start date of Australia’s first charity regulator on October 1st is in doubt after the Greens announced their intention not to pass the establishing legislation without…

TV Captioning Gets Go Ahead

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 26th June 2012 -  New legislation to improve captioning on Australian television to assist the deaf and hearing impaired has passed the Australian Senate and has been welcomed by Not for Profit organisations…

Petition Calls for Withdrawal of NT Intervention Legislation

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th March 2012 - 
Photo courtesy The Not for Profit Stand For Freedom campaign, created by Our Generation in partnership with ANTaR, will deliver a petition to the Senate…

Senate Inquiry Recommends Charity Commission

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 8th September 2010 -  A Senate Committee report has called on the incoming government to increase transparency and accountability in the Not for Profit sector by establishing a national commission,…

Senate Inquiry into Online Privacy

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th June 2010 -  The Australian Greens have secured a Senate inquiry into online privacy in Australia that will seek the views of the community sector. The move follows recent concerns over privacy…
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