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Foreign Donations Bill Changes Labelled a Win For Charities

Luke Michael, Friday, 21st September 2018 -  Draft amendments to the foreign donations bill have been labelled a win for the charity sector, with the government backing down on measures that threatened charitable advocacy.

ACNC Warns Public to Check Your Charity

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 21st September 2018 -  The charities commission is encouraging the public to check the validity of an organisation before donating, following revelations a charity leader stole $750,000 from the not

Challenges Within ‘Global Overhaul’ of the Economy

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 20th September 2018 -  A proposal that could see a global overhaul of the economy as we know it, with social and natural capital traded alongside financial capital, is being met with mixed reactions from

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Reflections on the ACNC Review

Sarah Wickham, Thursday, 20th September 2018 -  Recommendations from the recently released review of Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission legislation were positive overall, but there were a number of key missed

ACOSS ‘Rise to the Challenge’

Contributor, Thursday, 20th September 2018 -  The 2018 ACOSS “Rise to the Challenge” National Conference will be held at the SMC Conference and Function Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney on Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 October. The

Greens Call to Extend Royal Commission to Disability Sector

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 19th September 2018 -  Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John says he “will not rest” until the aged care royal commission is expanded to cover the disability sector, despite concerns this would “dilute”

SDGs Gender Equality Tool Hopes to Ignite Global Change

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 19th September 2018 -  It is hoped a new tool measuring gender equality against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will equip advocates with the evidence to influence policymakers

Open Letter to PM Calls For Action on Indigenous Incarceration

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 18th September 2018 -  A coalition of Indigenous leaders, academics and community groups are challenging the government over their silence on an inquiry into incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres

Research Suggests Significant Benefits to Raising Welfare

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 18th September 2018 -  Raising Newstart and Youth Allowance would create jobs, raise wages and significantly boost regional economies, new research suggests, as the Greens ramp up their efforts to increase

Volunteering Victoria AGM and Panel Discussion

Contributor, Tuesday, 18th September 2018 -  Volunteering Victoria is hosting a panel discussion alongside its annual general meeting to explore how volunteers are integral to the wellbeing of society. Whether a volunteer,

Opinion

Young Australians’ Prospects Still Come Down to Where They Grow Up

Contributor, Monday, 17th September 2018 -  In order to equally access opportunities that improve life chances, young people in disadvantaged communities need to access the same opportunity structures as more advantaged…

$50 million Up For Grabs to Help NFPs Drive Change

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 17th September 2018 -  Not for profits have the chance to win one of five $10 million grants, with an Australian banking group making a $50 million philanthropic pledge hoping to kickstart social change.    
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