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Government Would Save $1.6 Billion by Boosting Social Housing Construction to Post-war Levels, Says Report

Luke Michael, Friday, 16th November 2018 -  Australia needs a tenfold increase in social housing construction to combat a shortfall of almost half a million properties left by 25 years of inadequate investment, a new report

Charities Welcome Foreign Donation Bill’s Passage Through Senate

Luke Michael, Friday, 16th November 2018 -  The charity sector is celebrating the passing of the foreign donations bill through the Senate, after the federal government amended the bill to protect charitable advocacy. The

Helping Australia’s Lonely People

Luke Michael, Thursday, 15th November 2018 -  Community groups say Australia needs a national strategy to tackle loneliness as a public health priority, as new research reveals lonely Australians are suffering significant

My Health Record Opt-out Hard For People With Disability

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 15th November 2018 -  The opt-out period for My Health Record is being extended until the end of January, but disability advocates say more resources are needed to help people with disability make an informed

Concerns Over Restructure to Social Policy

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 14th November 2018 -  Labor’s promise of an overhaul to social policy making through an evaluator general has been welcomed by the sector, but some say it could be costly and not effective for programs

Analysis

Why do People Really Become Homeless?

Contributor, Wednesday, 14th November 2018 -  While the majority of the general public thinks drug addiction is the main reason for homelessness, the reality is quite different, writes Dr Julie Moschion, in this article first

Opinion

Why People With Disability are Challenging the Exclusivity of Academic-led Research

Contributor, Wednesday, 14th November 2018 -  Disability research has historically not been driven by the needs of the disability community, writes Kate Finch from People with Disability Australia, who explains why disability-led

Federal Government Urged to Address Affordable Housing Gap

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 14th November 2018 -  The federal government is being urged to address a critical looming gap in affordable housing that advocates say threatens to push thousands into homelessness. The National Rental

NSW Groups Fear Second Stolen Generation Over Adoption Reforms

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 13th November 2018 -  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal and community groups fear a bill reforming child protection and adoption laws in New South Wales will sever Indigenous children’s

Tackling Entrenched Disadvantage With Impact Investing

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 13th November 2018 -  Australia’s growing impact investment market can help deliver better results in areas such as disability services and homelessness, but proactive leadership is needed for the

Live Crowdfunding Raises Half a Million to Increase Social Impact

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 13th November 2018 -  Australia’s first blended live crowdfunding event has raised close to half a million dollars for three grassroots social enterprises, and has been touted as an innovative way

Early Bird Tickets Now Available For ‘Transform 2019’ in Melbourne

Contributor, Tuesday, 13th November 2018 -  Connecting Up is encouraging everyone to attend Australia’s premier not-for-profit technology conference, which is designed to help the NFP sector gain the knowledge, skills
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