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giveOUTday comes to Australia

Wendy Williams, Monday, 25th March 2019 -  In a bid to “grow the pot of gold under the rainbow” Australia’s first LGBTIQ+ giving circle is bringing giveOUTday to Australia for the first time. giveOUTday is a national

Australia’s largest social bond tackles affordable housing shortage

Luke Michael, Monday, 25th March 2019 -  Community housing providers believe Australia is set for a “new dawn” in social and affordable housing, following the launch of a $315 million social bond for the sector.  

The digital platform saving Indigenous languages from extinction

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 25th March 2019 -  There are only two people left in the Torres Strait Islands who are fluent in the native Erub Mer dialect, and many fear the language will soon disappear entirely. But a digital platform

Changemaker

Tackling the wider problem of trauma

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 25th March 2019 -  Admiral Chris Barrie AC is the chairman of FearLess, a charity fighting to help the one million Australians living with post-traumatic stress disorder and shine a spotlight on the

Careers Blog

How do you take a ‘no’?

Marilyn Jones, Monday, 25th March 2019 -  Experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones highlights some of the reasons why you need to be gracious, even in rejection. So, you get to interview for a great role. You are really excited

US finance giant is preparing the world for the future of work

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 25th March 2019 -  A multimillion dollar philanthropic initiative is aiming to close the gap on global tech and digital skills, and broaden career pathways for underserved communities.   One of

A Lighter Note

The kaleidoscope effect

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 22nd March 2019 -  Victorian artists with disability are breaking down barriers to inclusion and launching careers by showing their artworks over the next month, as part of the annual Kaleidoscope

Government pledges to remove young people from nursing homes

Luke Michael, Friday, 22nd March 2019 -  The federal government will help young people with disability in aged care facilities to move into homes of their choosing, as part of a new national action plan. Social Services Minister

NFPs overlooking the online donor experience

Luke Michael, Friday, 22nd March 2019 -  Charities are being urged to make it easier for people to donate online, after new research found not for profits were struggling with the transition to digital giving. Digital fundraising

Opinion

As many Muslims return to mosques today, they will need ongoing support

Contributor, Friday, 22nd March 2019 -  Fatima Junaid from Massey University, offers advice on how organisations can support Muslims returning to work after the terror attack in New Zealand, in this article first published

Future of disability information service in limbo

Luke Michael, Thursday, 21st March 2019 -  An information service helping hundreds of thousands of people with disability in New South Wales is set to close unless it receives an urgent, last-minute funding boost from the

Opinion

Civil society must help hold governments accountable

Marcia Balzer, Thursday, 21st March 2019 -  We’ve given up expecting accountability from our politicians… but it’s time for that to change, writes Marcia Balzer. Australian voters face an imminent Federal Budget shaped
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