From climate justice to housing affordability, the recently launched Brotherhood Talks podcast shines a light on social justice challenges and brings you conversations that matter, on a wide range of issues of key importance in overcoming the challenge of poverty and disadvantage in Australia. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Soundcloud or Spotify and online here. Podcasts are drawn from […]
What is the survey about? The survey is about how the community sector is faring in 2019, and what is needed to improve capacity and impact. All staff in community sector organisations in Australia are invited to participate. What questions are asked? Questions are about the work you do, levels of need in the community, and what would […]
The Victorian Council of Social Service is kicking off a major campaign around how unfair funding is impacting community organisations and broader communities. It’s an exciting campaign with very serious outcomes for rural and regional organisations and the communities they serve. Government funding provides around half of community services income. The rest is obtained through donations, grants, […]
Local organisations ARC Justice, Housing Justice and Haven; Home, Safe came together during homelessness week to raise awareness of the ‘hidden homelessness’ with an event in Hargreaves Mall. The event, titled “A Car is not a Home,” included a car filled with household items to raise awareness of the issue of people living in cars. […]
The Federal Government will be conducting an inquiry around Newstart payments. For some background on this issue, you can read ProBono’s news article or to learn about the terms of the inquiry and how to make a submission, read the Senate’s media release
Discover —- Share —– Grow The 2019 program includes the latest innovations in homelessness practice and prevention, new research, and ongoing challenges in policy and practice. Canadian keynote speakers Melanie Redman and Stephen Gaetz will discuss system reforms and practice developments in Canada, including the impact of the Canadian Housing Strategy, homelessness prevention initiatives, and the innovative Housing First […]
The Council to Homeless Persons have produced Digital Campaign Kit for you to download. It contains: Key messages Social cards Key facts Suggested Tweets and Facebook posts They have also created an Events Kit for you to download. It contains: Key messages How to host an event How to engage media Event suggestions Here are some ideas: Invite your local State or Federal MP […]
The Centre for Non-Violence currently have three positions available- Children’s Resource Program Coordinator Pets Accommodation & Treatment Support Project Worker Principal Strategic Advisor Just click the role title to see the relevant position description.
This annual survey has yielded some interesting results. See the article by ProBono Australia for further details.
You can read a short analysis of how the budget addressed our sector on the ProBono Australia website.