Person putting moneey on a plant to make it grow like investment

ACOSS is pushing for a $2 billion-a-year increase in funding for the community sector, encouraging the Government to re-evaluate current issues in domestic violence, homelessness and migration programs.


The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet invites schools, community groups, organisations and other eligible applicants to apply for a contribution to your 2019 NAIDOC event.

Craig Wallace & associates talking with media

Disability campaigners have bought forward information & traumas of abuse to the Lower House. The Greens are calling for a royal commission and the government are yet to announce the outcome.

A child measuring his height

Measuring the community sector's social impact has progressed in the last decade, but it isn't perfect. Our sector's trust has grown too. This measurement is core to the success of our organisations, but it has a long way to go.

two First Nation people smiling

National Close the Gap Day sheds light on the many issues that still surround the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. ANTaR says Australia’s universal health system has been failing First Australians for far too long.

woman bending over computer

Platform-based commerce continues to increase our 'flexible' and 'responsive' labour force. New research suggests that the gig economy reflects existing inequalities in the workforce.

poor family

Australia's economy is not unhealthy but it sits in a global context that's looking decidedly shaky. If there were another global financial crisis and it hit Australia, how would this affect families?

In the past seven years homelessness has doubled in several suburbs, mostly in the west. Big jumps have also occurred in Strathfield and the CBD. Charities are feeling the impact. 

junk pile

Charities are being overwhelmed by a flood of donations from Marie Kondo-inspired decluttering Netflix viewers. Many op-shops are refusing donations now, but what if people tidy up their consumption habits for good?