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Charity bank

Australia has 60,000 active not-for-profit groups, clubs and charities. But many of these organisations find their funding sources are few and far between, and the competition for capital is intense. According to the Community Council for Australia, there is an urgent need for a 'Better...
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Committee into constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians fails to make clear recommendations

A bi-partisan parliamentary committee looking into constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians has released its interim report but has failed to recommend any clear way forward for the issue to be resolved.
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All Cbus property holdings to be carbon neutral by 2030

Australian business has been lamenting the Federal Government's inability to land a policy to bring down carbon emissions. But just days after Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed the National Energy Guarantee was dead, one of the country's biggest superannuation funds is taking matters into its...
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Productivity Commission to review mental health spending

Federal and State governments spend a combined $9 billion a year on mental health — but is it all well spent?
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National domestic violence plan entering crucial final phase

Interview with Julie Oberin, Chair Women's Services Network. Federal Minister for Women Kelly O'Dwyer will join her state counterparts in Adelaide today for talks on the final phase of the 12-year National Plan to reduce violence against women and children. The two-day summit will hear...
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Government commits $328 million to domestic violence

A massive funding package for domestic violence services is being promised by the federal government, with frontline services, safe places and prevention strategies to receive the biggest grants.
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World-first Australian website archive

The National Library of Australia has launched a searchable archive of websites allowing you to step back in time and access billions of these early sites. Included among them is a website from Prime Minister Howard and also the first versions of APO as Australian...
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International refugee law experts release road map for asylum policy

International refugee law experts have laid out what they say are the solutions to Australia's refugee management — a non-partisan and fact-backed roadmap for asylum policy.
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Thinking, speaking, being: Lowitja Institute conference targets Indigenous wellbeing

A major conference in Darwin will take place over the next few days as part of a wider push for Indigenous Australians to have greater control not only over their healthcare, but other services too.
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Cancer in Queensland: rural residents have lower survival rates

The Cancer Council of Queensland says cancer patients living in rural or disadvantaged areas have consistently lower survival rates compared to the Queensland average.