December 1, 2017

Specialist Dementia Care Units Consultation Paper

In 2016, the Australian Government announced it would establish Specialist Dementia Care Units (SDCUs) to support people who experience very severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of […]
December 1, 2017

Disability Employment Services Star Ratings

The Disability Employment Services Star Ratings system measures the relative success of providers in achieving outcomes for job seekers taking part in the program.  Job seekers […]
December 1, 2017

Older people in NSW at risk of homelessness increases

The release of the Ageing on the Edge NSW report by the Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG) and University of Adelaide paints a dire […]
December 1, 2017

Submission on Reforms to the Native Title Act, 1993

The Attorney-General and Minister for Indigenous Affairs have released an options paper on proposed reforms to the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). The options for reform […]
December 1, 2017

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Tranche 2

Tranche 2 of The Try, Test and Learn Fund (the Fund) will finance small-scale trials of new or innovative approaches to support people at risk of […]
December 1, 2017

Higher Local Council Rates Rise Foreshadowed for 2018-19

Councils will be able to increase the revenue they collect from rates by up to 2.3% in 2018-19 under the rate peg announced today by the […]
December 1, 2017

Report on commission-based fundraising

The ACCC has released an independent research report on commission-based fundraising in the charity sector, Research into the Commission-based Charity Fundraising Industry in Australia, as part […]
December 1, 2017

Attitudes and concern around gender stereotypes, roles and equality

Our Watch recently commissioned Kantar Public (formally TNS Australia) to conduct an online survey to find out about different bystander situations and about how bystanders can […]
December 1, 2017

ABC Regional Storyteller Scholarship

The ABC is launching a new scholarship to develop regional writers and content makers in the disability community. The ABC Regional Storyteller Scholarship, which is valued […]