June 21, 2017

Nominations for 2017 National Disability Awards Open

Individuals, workplaces, and service providers, who have improved the lives of Australians with a disability, are encouraged to submit a nomination for the Awards before 6 […]
June 16, 2017

Streamlined Support for Aboriginal Community Health Services

A new Network Funding Agreement has been signed between the National Aboriginal Controlled Community Health Organisation (NACCHO) and the Commonwealth to streamline the provision of $20 […]
June 14, 2017

Disability Employment Services Reform 2018 – Industry Information Paper

In the 2017 Federal Budget, the Government announced changes to the Disability Employment Services (DES) program.  The changes aim to better meet the needs of participants […]
June 9, 2017

Human Rights Awards Nominations Open

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Human Rights Awards, giving all Australians the opportunity to nominate individuals, organisations, businesses or community groups for their dedication […]
May 28, 2017

Department of Education and Training – Child Care Subsidy Changes

When the Child Care Subsidy commences in July 2018, it will replace the Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR) with a single, means‑tested […]
May 25, 2017

Volunteering Australia responds to Federal Funding Changes

Replying to the Department of Social Services’ proposed Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) grants program, Volunteering Australia said it was extremely concerned about the program’s impact […]
May 23, 2017

Sydney Skills Exchange announced for July 4.

The Skills Exchange has been developed as a place for charities and skilled specialists to come together to solve problems, increase charity capability around the use […]
May 23, 2017

2016 NSW Youth Volunteer Of The Year Ben Matthews on the Today Show

Meet the nurse making a difference. Twenty-four-year-old and 2016 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year – Ben Matthews has grown up with Cerebral Palsy and turned […]
May 14, 2017

Office of the Children’s Guardian – Working With Children Check Review

The statutory five-year review of the NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) began 3 May. The review is being conducted by the Office of the Children’s […]