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Victoria secures NDIS funding certainty

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 18th June 2019 -  Victoria has settled a bitter feud with the Commonwealth over National Disability Insurance Scheme funding after signing a long-term agreement with the federal government.   Under

Analysis

Case Study: Using mixed methods to understand the value of developing a typology of innovation agencies

Geoff Mulgan, Tuesday, 18th June 2019 -  This programme developed a typology of innovation agencies around the world, and then used follow up qualitative and quantitative methods to understand and develop its value to

Charities take fundraising into their own hands

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 18th June 2019 -  A group of Australia’s top charities have joined forces to create an independent, not-for-profit fundraising organisation to provide a sustainable flow of funds to the four organisations.   

Opinion

Designing ‘moments’ to progress complex problems – A look at nuclear weapons

Elise Harper, Tuesday, 18th June 2019 -  Like many modern social problems the threat of a nuclear weapons attack has no single cause and is constantly changing. Elise Harper explains why looking at the problem through the

Sharing meals and the stories of refugees

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 17th June 2019 -  When Iraqi refugee Salwan Shaooka was forced to flee Iraq and the approaching threat of ISIS to find a better life in Australia, settling in and finding a job wasn’t easy. In Iraq, Shaooka

Welfare automation prioritises ‘efficiency over human rights’

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th June 2019 -  The automation of welfare services in Australia risks pushing vulnerable families deeper into poverty, the United Nations has heard.   The Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC) made a

Opinion

Why innovation is important to social enterprises

Contributor, Monday, 17th June 2019 -  There is an opportunity for social enterprises to play a more proactive role in creating innovative solutions to some of the world’s most wicked problems, write Janet Sernack and

Aussies urged to think before they give

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th June 2019 -  Australian donors are putting children at risk of harm by supporting overseas projects without applying proper scrutiny, a child protection expert warns.   Leigh Mathews, the

Changemaker

Make money, make impact

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 17th June 2019 -  As the co-founder of Impact Generation Partners and co-chair of Philanthropy Australia, Amanda Miller is bringing business, private investors and social entrepreneurs together

Radiohead hack aids action on climate change

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 15th June 2019 -  Climate change action group, Extinction Rebellion, has thanked English rock band Radiohead for donating the proceeds of music the band was forced to release after a hack.   Hackers

UK aspires to become global impact investing hub

Luke Michael, Friday, 14th June 2019 -  The UK government is backing a new independent institute that will make it easier for people to invest in causes that benefit the community. The Impact Investing Institute will encourage

It’s time to stop worrying about a robot taking your job… because something else will

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 14th June 2019 -  A robot isn’t going to steal your job – the future of work has a “very human face”, finds a new report which warns the real risk for Australian workers is the looming skills shortage.
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