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YMCA Chief Resigns

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th May 2014 -  The head of YMCA NSW has resigned just weeks before the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse hands down its report into the organisation. The YMCA NSW board of directors announced…

Grants on Offer for Disability Arts Practice

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th May 2014 -  Grants are now on offer for programs that are designed to boost and foster arts and disability practice in NSW. Delineate 2014, an initiative of Accessible Arts in partnership with…

State of Sydney Report ‘Confronting’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th May 2014 -  A new report on the living conditions of people seeking emergency relief in Sydney and surrounding areas has been described as confronting by welfare agency Anglicare. The report…

Childhood ‘Game Changer’ Looks To Multi-Sector Consortium

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 29th April 2014 -  A new national initiative, known as Opportunity Child, is to be launched in Sydney tomorrow, in a bid to reduce early childhood vulnerability in 20 Australian communities over the…

Poor Left Behind – NCOSS Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th March 2014 -  Cost-of-living measures should focus on low-income and vulnerable groups, a new report by the NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS) argues. Drawing on data from the Australian Bureau…

NSW Disability Services Gain $2.8m for NDIS Rollout

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th March 2014 -  NSW disability services providers will be eligible for $2.8 million in State Government funding to help with the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).…

Anti-vaccination Charity Barred from Fundraising

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th March 2014 -  Controversial anti-vaccination organisation – the Australian Vaccination-Skeptics Network has been deregistered as a charity by the NSW Government. Minister for Hospitality…

Vinnies Warns on Housing Affordability Crisis

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th March 2014 -  The St Vincent de Paul Society has called for better planning and funding to increase the supply of social and affordable housing in a submission to the NSW Government. Vinnies urged…

Co-Op Reform Offers Level Playing Field

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th March 2014 -  Businesses and Governments have welcomed the launch of the Co-operatives National Law (CNL) saying it would enable co-operatives to operate more easily across borders and make…

Homelessness Reaches New Highs – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th March 2014 -  New statistics on the social and economic costs of homelessness have been revealed in a new report that claims that each homeless person costs society on average $29,450 per year.…

Opinion

From Politics to Not for Profit

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th February 2014 -  From her earliest school days Anna Bligh had a burning desire to make a difference. Now, after a distinguished political career, the former Queensland Premier writes for Pro Bono

Charities Share in $1.1M in Greater Charitable Foundation Funding

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th February 2014 -  Six charities are sharing more than $1.1 million in new funding in New South Wales as part of grants by the Greater Charitable Foundation. Three new charity partners Camp Quality,…
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