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Animal Groups Applaud NSW Greyhound Racing Ban, But Other States Say No

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 7th July 2016 -  Animal welfare Not for Profits have called on other Australia states and territories to follow NSW’s lead and ban greyhound racing, but Victoria and Queensland have already said…

NDIS Rollout Will Create Nearly 20,000 Jobs in Victoria

Eisha Gupta , Friday, 22nd April 2016 -  Victoria will create 18,100 new jobs in the next three years as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is rolled out, according to new data. The data was included in the latest

Government Philanthropy Rule Changes Questioned

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 1st March 2016 -  A new directive from the Victorian Government has the potential to significantly impact endowment fundraising by charities that are also state government agencies, according…

Animal Rescue Charities Lose Status

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 8th February 2016 -  Two Australian animal organisations have lost their charity status following an investigation by the national charity watchdog. Adelaide-based cat rescue organisation, Help…

NFP Child Protection Laws Start in Victoria

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th January 2016 -  Victorian organisations that work with children and are funded or regulated by the Victorian Government must now comply with mandatory child safety standards and reporting obligations.…

Two States Dominate Australia’s Charity Sector

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 12th January 2016 -  More than half of the total value of Australia’s charity sector is controlled by just two states, according to figures from the national charity regulator. NSW and Victoria…

Call to Decriminalise Sex Work in Victoria

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 21st December 2015 -  A campaign calling for the full decriminalisation of sex work, in a bid to tackle violence against women, has been launched in Victoria. Victoria’s Equality Minister, Martin…

Disability Workers Protest NDIS Privatisation

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 14th December 2015 -  Disability Workers in Victoria will rally against the State Government’s plans to potentially privatise the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The Health and Community…

Gamblers to Set Their Own Limits

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 23rd July 2015 -  In an Australian-first, by the end of this year all Victorian electronic gaming machines will be required to offer users the option to set a pre-determined gambling limit. In announcing…

Last Call for Expressions of Interest for $100,000 Grant

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th June 2015 -  Victorian charities are being urged to submit Expressions of Interest to be part of this year’s Impact100 Melbourne Grant Program which closes Friday June…

New Volunteering Awards Open

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 12th May 2015 -  Nominations have opened for Victoria’s first ever State Volunteering Awards which acknowledge all facets of volunteering. According to Volunteering Victoria CEO,…

Vic Budget Supports Microfinance Program

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 7th May 2015 -  The Victorian Budget has continued its investment in Good Shepherd Microfinance, one of Australia’s largest microfinance organisations, and its National Australia Bank…
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