May 10, 2018

Federal Budget 2018

Some of the highlights of the Federal Budget on the not-for-profit sector are covered below: Tax cuts for individuals: A key component of the budget is […]
May 8, 2018

New ASIC Levies and Pay-for-service Fees

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released estimates of what Australian charities and not-for-profit organisations and other organisations will have to pay as part […]
May 7, 2018

Indigenous people and legal problem resolution

The Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales have released a paper examining the experience of Indigenous Australians in relation to the resolution of legal […]
May 7, 2018

The new FACS website is live at www.facs.nsw.gov.au

Improvements include a more mobile friendly design, improved navigation, fewer images and easier to find information.   The design and build of the new site is based […]
April 26, 2018

New ‘Complaint handling by charities and not-for-profits’ fact sheet launched.

Eleven leading national peak bodies working in the charity sector have launched a policy to provide a safe and effective service to those who wish to make […]
April 23, 2018

Our Community release updated Child Safety Toolkit

Not-for-profit advice group Our Community have released their 2018 Child Safety Toolkit, which provides free advice for charities and community groups on how to ensure children in […]
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 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 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 […]