October 13, 2017

Carers Day Out – Free Event for Carers

Australia counts on carers and National Carers Week, which runs from 15 – 21 October 2017, is a time to recognise and celebrate the contribution carers […]
October 13, 2017

Fare reductions proposed for rural and regional bus services

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing substantial reductions in rural and regional bus fares to encourage greater use of public transport. Draft recommendations […]
October 13, 2017

Indigenous home ownership approvals encouraging

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) has announced they have already approved $96 million in home loans in just over one quarter, against an annual target of $175 […]
October 13, 2017

New ACNC toolkit to help connect MPs and charities

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has launched a new online toolkit to help charities and their local Members of Parliament (MPs) connect and discuss […]
October 13, 2017

86 Australian charities lose registration for failing to report

The national charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), has revoked the registration of 86 charities for twice failing to submit their Annual Information […]
October 13, 2017

Three Australian organisations lose charity status

The national charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), has announced the revocation of three organisations following investigations into their activities and operations. The […]
October 13, 2017

New digital mental health gateway

As part of the over $4 billion annual investment in mental health, the Federal Government has launched a new digital mental gateway – Head to Health.  […]
October 13, 2017

Redesign of Dementia Consumer Supports

In January 2016, the Australian Government announced it would work with stakeholders to develop an improved range of consumer support programmes to help care for those […]
October 13, 2017

Submissions on the Australian Consumer Law and Charities/Not-for-Profits

Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) requests submisions on draft guidance on the application of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) to the activities of charities, […]
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