youth homeless

$14.2m will be invested into supporting young people into education, jobs and housing under a SIB program developed by Anglicare Victoria and VincentCare. The COMPASS program will measure outcomes for the first two years, then another two post-program.

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A new economic model promises to deliver on the triple bottom line and build economic, natural and social capital. So what is it, and how does it differ from the linear approach that has led us to the verge of economic and environmental collapse?

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The national charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), is working with a number of drought relief charities after concerns were raised about their operations.

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$15 million has been provided by the Federal Government in an effort to aid not-for-profit community groups in delivering projects in drought-affected areas of the country. 

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Vulnerable children and young adults continue to fall behind, according to the Australian Child Rights Taskforce. UNICEF Australia conducted a national consultation with 527 disadvantaged children and young people under 24. Their report to the the UN found that they 'faced growing intergenerational inequality'.

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40–50% discounts on energy efficient appliances are available to eligible households - Energy bills are rising, and a growing number of NSW customers are experiencing electricity bill debt and disconnection*. Low income households make sacrifices daily to pay their bills, impacting their health and well-being**.

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This paper, by Joseph O'Mara of Emil Ford Lawyers, explores the function of a constitution, considers some of its key features, including charitable objects, not-for-profit clauses and forward looking membership and governance structures, and provides some practical tips and helpful processes for those involved in the governance of a charitable company.

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Supporters are the lifeblood of your organisation so taking them on a memorable donor journey is vital in today’s competitive fundraising landscape. But there’s more to crafting an incredible donor journey for supporters than you expect. In this complimentary whitepaper, Blackbaud brings to the forefront two industry experts,

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A new analysis by the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and UNSW Sydney shows national poverty rates remain high despite Australia experiencing decades of uninterrupted economic growth. The Poverty in Australia 2018 Report finds there are just over 3 million people (13.2%) living below the relative poverty line,