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 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 […]