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For the immensity of the sea

Contributor, Wednesday, 29th January 2020 -  A new cross-sector initiative is developing a collective and distinctively Indian response to the climate crisis, writes Shloka Nath. My father has often said if I want to build a

Australians going ‘above and beyond’ normal giving during bushfire crisis

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 29th January 2020 -  New study shows people are continuing to give to their favourite causes while also donating to the disaster relief effort   Just over half of Australian adults have made a donation

Welfare groups wary of Centrelink reporting changes

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 29th January 2020 -  The Morrison government expects to save $2.1 billion from the new measure Anti-poverty advocates fear plans to change Centrelink income reporting for welfare recipients may cause

Aussies want greater support for the one in six kids living in poverty

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 28th January 2020 -  More than half of Australians report seeing children and families impacted by poverty in their local area Almost 70 per cent of Australians underestimate the level of child poverty

Transitions Film Festival presents visions for a better world

Contributor, Tuesday, 28th January 2020 -  The ninth annual Transitions Film Festival returns to Cinema Nova this February with another inspiring line-up of world-changing films. Presenting local and international documentaries

Revamped Australian Not-for-Profit Technology Awards at heart of Connecting Up Conference 2020

Contributor, Tuesday, 28th January 2020 -  Not for profits and private sector organisations making a positive impact through technology will be hailed at this year’s Australian Not-for-Profit Technology Awards in Melbourne.

Opinion

On effective giving

Mike Davis, Monday, 27th January 2020 -  Mike Davis shares the key principles he applies when considering charitable causes, and stresses the importance of asking good questions.    Spending time overseas over the Christmas

Recognising ‘the best of Australia’

Wendy Williams, Sunday, 26th January 2020 -  Australia Day Honours List dominated by those in the community sector Aussies from age 19 to 97 have been celebrated in this year’s Australia Day Honours List, with almost 45 per cent

Crafty kid raises bushfire donations from afar

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 25th January 2020 -  The hand-crafted koala fundraiser has hit nearly $400,000  When six-year-old Owen found out about the Australian bushfires and the impact on native wildlife from his hometown in

Centralised disaster fund dismissed by charities sector

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 24th January 2020 -  “Someone would still have to foot the bill of admin costs,” sector representatives say  The charities sector has hit back at calls for bushfire donations to go to a “centralised” fund

Opinion

Here’s how skills-based volunteering can boost your career prospects

Contributor, Friday, 24th January 2020 -  From giving back to the community to learning new professional skills, GradConnection shares the reasons why you should volunteer – and why a good volunteer role is far more important

Irish politicians urged to make disability rights a priority

Luke Michael, Friday, 24th January 2020 -  The poverty level for people with disability in Ireland has more than doubled in the past decade Advocates are calling for Irish political parties to commit to ending disability poverty
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