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Indigenous Groups Welcome NT Treaty Commissioner

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 19th February 2019 -  Indigenous land and reconciliation councils have welcomed Mick Dodson’s appointment as treaty commissioner of the Northern Territory, saying this will progress treaty talks

Opinion

So What Does the Second Object of the ACNC Act Mean?

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 19th February 2019 -  Krystian Seibert explains the context behind the second object of the ACNC Act, in light of an ongoing consultation process seeking to define it. The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits

Opinion

Philanthropic Support as a Path to Government Funding in Politicised Times – A Case Study

Penny Dakin, Tuesday, 19th February 2019 -  As politics polarises, there is a growing need for apolitical funding to trial new ideas and provide independent evidence for government investments in system-changing programs.

Opinion

Shifting the Powerplay in Co-design

Lauren Weinstein, Tuesday, 19th February 2019 -  Lauren Weinstein, a principal of design research and inclusive innovation at The Australian Centre for Social Innovation, considers design’s collective responsibility and

DGR Status Opens Doors for More Investment in Women

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 19th February 2019 -  The Australian Women Donors Network has been granted Deductible Gift Receipt status, 18 months after it was announced in the budget, in a move it says could increase philanthropic

Transform Conference Early Bird Discount Ends Next Week. Book Now!

Contributor, Tuesday, 19th February 2019 -  With tickets selling fast and early bird discount ending next week, time is running out for Australian not for profits to secure a 25 per cent discount for the Connecting Up Transform

Government Called On to Urgently Establish Disability Royal Commission

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th February 2019 -  Disability advocates are calling for a royal commission into the violence and abuse of people with disability to be set up immediately after the Morrison government threw its support

NSW Pledges to Halve Rough Sleepers by 2025

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th February 2019 -  New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has vowed to halve the number of people sleeping rough across the state by 2025, but homelessness advocates warn this cannot be done without

Fix Fundraising Frustrated by Senate Report

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 18th February 2019 -  The coalition of peak bodies campaigning to fix state fundraising laws have welcomed the release of a Senate committee report into fundraising, but says it feels frustrated and concerned

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NZ Intellectual Disability Services Come Under Scrutiny

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th February 2019 -  New Zealand’s chief ombudsman is investigating the Ministry of Health and its services for people with intellectual disabilities amid fears vulnerable people are being unlawfully

Changemaker

The Youth Camp Changing the Face of the Outback

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 18th February 2019 -  Tanya Dupagne is the director and founder of Camp Kulin, a youth program to help children in rural Western Australia affected by childhood trauma, get back on track. She’s this week’s

Stalled Progress Closing the Gap Prompts Refresh

Luke Michael, Thursday, 14th February 2019 -  Indigenous groups are pushing for Australia’s Closing the Gap targets to be revised in partnership with the Indigenous community after the latest progress report revealed only
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