April 19, 2018

ABS Consultation on 2021 Census

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is consulting on the information to be collected in the 2021 Census.  This is relevant to the not-for-profit and volunteer sector […]
April 17, 2018

More than 1 in 5 children in Australia have experienced hunger

The Foodbank Rumbling Tummies Report has found that hunger amongst children in Australia is more common than once imagined.  Further, it is more likely for a child to go […]
April 11, 2018

Episodical Volunteering Survey

You are invited to participate in a survey on occasional or event volunteering in Australia. The survey is part of a large-scale international study on the […]
April 10, 2018

Committee findings on the Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill

The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has released it’s report on the Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill, which was referred to the committee last […]
April 9, 2018

Have your say on child rights in Australia

The Human Rights Commission will soon report to the United Nations on how Australia is meeting its international obligations to children. National Children’s Commissioner Megan Mitchell […]
April 4, 2018

Decreasing social cohesion and increasing discrimination

The Scanlon Foundation has been researching social cohesion in Australia since 2007. The research study, conducted between June and July in 2017, consisted of a randomly sampled […]
April 3, 2018

Working with Children Checks start to expire

The NSW Children’s Guardian Janet Schorer has issued an alert to all adults who are in child-related roles to check the expiry date of their Working […]
April 3, 2018

Community-minded Millennials

Often labelled the ‘selfie-generation’, new research by NRMA Insurance reveals that Millennials and Gen Ys are in fact among the most helpful and community-minded in the […]
April 3, 2018

New FACS NSW website – your feedback is sought

FACS NSW is in the process of developing a new public website which will be fully released in late April.  The new website will eventually replace […]