October 9, 2017

LGBTIQ young people at higher suicide risk

More than 40% of young LGBTIQ people seeking help are at high risk of suicide – almost double the rate for their heterosexual peers – youth […]
October 9, 2017

Community Housing Sector Growth

PowerHousing Australia is a national network of 30 leading growth community housing providers who develop and manage social and affordable housing.  The Sector Capacity Prospectus 2017-18, […]
October 9, 2017

International Survey Reveals Carers in Australia struggle

The Embracing Carers online survey was conducted by Censuswide on behalf of Merck. It questioned 3,516 unpaid carers aged 18-75 years including 2,106 respondents aged 35-55 […]
October 9, 2017

National Indigenous Consumer Strategy (NICS) commits to new Action Plan delivering better outcomes for Indigenous Australians

Consumer issues including car sales, credit and consumer leases headline some of the key priority areas in the National Indigenous Consumer Strategy (NICS) Action Plan 2017–2019. […]
October 9, 2017

Aboriginal Targeted Earlier Intervention Strategy – Draft for consultation

The Department of Family and Community Services (FACs) has released the draft Aboriginal Targeted Earlier Intervention Strategy (TEI) for comment. Submissions are sought from clients, service […]
October 9, 2017

Request for Expression of Interest for the Premier’s Youth Initiative

The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) is leading the design of a community based service model for the Premier’s Youth Initiative for young people […]
October 9, 2017

Safer Communities Fund Security Grants

The Safer Communities Fund provides grants of up to $1 million to community organisations and local governments for local crime prevention and security infrastructure activities and […]
October 9, 2017

Register now for International Day of People with Disability

Clubs, schools, workplaces, businesses and individuals are encouraged to celebrate the 25th anniversary of International Day of People with Disability to be held on 3 December […]
September 29, 2017

Suicide deaths decrease, drug deaths rise

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released a report which shows that 2,866 Australians died by suicide in 2016. This is a decrease of 161 […]