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Review Underway of Workforce Limitations on Older Australians

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 14th March 2012 -  A review of Commonwealth legislation and policies that prevent older people from participating in the workforce or other productive work has started in Canberra. The inquiry, being…

New Legislation Means NFP Boards To Demand Cashflow Forecasts

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th March 2012 -  While historically many Not for Profits have considered cashflow forecasts a luxury, new Victorian legislation will now make them essential. From 1 July, board and committee members…

QLD to Change ‘Gay Panic’ Defence

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 25th January 2012 -  The Queensland Government is set to change the state’s Criminal Code to remove doubts about how and when a partial defence involving a sexual advance can be used, essentially…

Action Plan To Address Violence Against Women

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 25th January 2012 -  Flickr image:  Some rights reserved by hellobo
      The Victorian Government is set to develop a three year Action Plan to address the issue…

Court Decision on Jetstar’s Two-Wheelchair Policy a Major Blow – Disability Group

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th January 2012 -  Flickr image  Some rights reserved by tripletrouble  People with Disability Australia (PWD) is calling for changes to Australia’s anti-discrimination…

Think Tank Backs Primary Care Organisations

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd September 2010 -  Regional Community and Primary Healthcare organisations should be established and resourced at Commonwealth level, according to a Not for Profit Policy Think Tank held in Canberra…

Report on Gambling Released

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 23rd June 2010 -  The Rudd Government says it will support key reforms to minimise the harm caused by problem gambling as recommend by the Productivity Commission. The Government has released the…

Funds to Enhance Disability Advocacy

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th June 2010 -  The newly established Disability Advocacy Network Australia, DANA, will receive $60,000 in Federal funding to help people with a disability, their families and carers participate…

Dementia ‘Revolution’ Needed

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th June 2010 - 
Prof Julian Hughes during his Melbourne Lecture tour for Alzheimer's Australia A leading international authority on dementia and ethics has called for a 'revolution in…
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