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Can we envision a government dedicated to the public good?

Millie Rooney, Monday, 2nd May 2022 -  The election spin cycle dumbs-down discussion around genuine social need – government policy should be shaped more around the public good, writes Australia reMADE’s Millie Rooney.

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When does it become reasonable to say that a particular government favours corruption?

David Ritter, Monday, 2nd May 2022 -  The Morrison government’s apparent abandonment of its promised federal ICAC reflects a deeper “wrecking crew” approach, comparable to the infamous Bjelke-Pietersen era, argues

Cross-sector partnerships ‘make room’ for everyone

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 2nd May 2022 -  “It’s really just a question of finding a common purpose and common project like this one and then joining forces” They say many hands make light work, and that’s certainly the

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NFPs must undergo their own change to meet society’s challenges

Doug Taylor, Monday, 2nd May 2022 -  As society’s needs evolve so must the vision of not for profits, argues Doug Taylor in the third in a four-part series written to coincide with The Smith Family’s centenary. My lived

The first Poli-Pix winners have been revealed

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 28th April 2022 -  It was too hard for the judges to decide – so they have awarded three prizes for the first round The first few weeks of the election have seen charities and community groups, large and

Full program confirmed for the Connecting Up conference 2022

Contributor, Thursday, 28th April 2022 -  The Connecting Up conference offers an excellent opportunity to tackle technology challenges and learn about new digital strategies. From the great reframe and pre-election panels,

Taking culture beyond a buzzword

Jonathan Alley, Thursday, 28th April 2022 -    A popular meme that did the rounds in early 2022 declared “we’re returning to the office, because our culture is so important”. But the accompanying image depicted an uninspiring,…

Raising concerns can help improve disability services for everyone

Contributor, Thursday, 28th April 2022 -  The Victorian Disability Worker Commission has launched a new campaign encouraging people to make contact, if there are concerns about a disability worker’s behaviour or quality

Just seven rentals in Australia are affordable for a person on JobSeeker

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 28th April 2022 -  “Australia’s housing crisis has reached fever pitch” There are just seven rentals across Australia – all share houses – that are affordable for a person on JobSeeker, new data shows.

Sector says raise the rate, ALP will scrap NT’s compulsory income management, calls for fairer Canberra

Contributor, Wednesday, 27th April 2022 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia. ACOSS  A group of 64 peak bodies and community organisations have signed a joint letter, sent by ACOSS on Wednesday,

Happenings on the hill

How does government debt affect social purpose organisations?

Neil Pharaoh, Wednesday, 27th April 2022 -  Federal government debt is on track to hit $1 trillion in coming years. As election sparring heats up, both major parties claim they’re best to manage it. But how does debt affect the
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