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Tougher Sentences for Attacks on Police and Volunteer Emergency Workers

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th April 2012 - 
Photo courtesy CFA The Victorian Coalition Government will legislate for longer jail sentences for people who attack police officers or emergency workers, including volunteer…

Social Enterprise Fund Grants Program launches in WA

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th April 2012 - 
Image courtesy Social Traders.  A new $10 million Social Enterprise Fund program has been launched by the West Australian to boost new or existing social enterprises. The Social…

Passion & Goodwill No Longer Drive NFPs – CPA Australia

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th April 2012 -  Passion and goodwill alone can no longer drive the Not for Profit (NFP) sector – a balance of goodwill and corporatisation is becoming a key in competing for sustainable revenue…


Sterilisation for Women With Disabilities? A WA Draft Bill Is “Appalling”

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 19th April 2012 -  OPINION: The non-therapeutic sterilisation of women with disabilities? Surely it’s not still happening – not in modern day Australia asks the President of the Victorian

Call for NFP Applications to Deliver Digital Enterprise Program

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th April 2012 -  The Federal Government has called for applications from eligible organisations to deliver Round Three of the Digital Enterprise program. The Digital Enterprise program will provide…

WA Resources Boom Must Leave Philanthropic Legacy: Costello

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th October 2011 -  Flickr Image:  Some rights reserved by Puddles  The head of Australia’s largest aid and development organisation has called on Western Australian…

WA Government Funds Social Innovation

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 19th July 2011 -  Nine Not for Profit organisations will share in $2.5 million funding from the WA Government under the Social Innovation Grants Program. The first nine recipients of the grants are…

WA to Delivery Affordable Housing Strategy

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th October 2010 -  The West Australian Government says it will launch its affordable housing strategy before the end of 2010. The strategy is based on 53 recommendations made by the Social Housing Taskforce…

Lotterywest Delivers Record Return to WA Charities

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th September 2010 -  Western Australia's state-run lottery, Lotterywest has delivered a record $113 million dollars to WA charities in the last financial year. The Lotterywest 2009-10 Annual…

WA Community Foundation Forced to Close

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 3rd August 2010 -  The Western Australian Community Foundation has been forced to close its doors, citing a lack of operational funding. The Foundation says while it is continuing to see an increase…

WA NFPs to Provide Social Housing

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 2nd June 2010 -  The Barnett Government has announced a new initiative that it says will accelerate the growth of social housing in Western Australia. The plan is to place as many as 559 new dwellings…

WA Govt Commits to Community Development Investment Fund

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th May 2010 -  The West Australian Premier, Colin Barnett has announced a $10 million Community Investment Fund at the opening of the WA Council of Social Services State Conference, in Perth. In…
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