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04 July 2017

Learn to love complaints, it's free feedback. The simple advice is respond quickly, clearly and flexibly.  The Victorian Ombudsman’s new good practice guide for complaints relating to human rights issues is designed to help state and local government agencies effectively deal with these...

04 July 2017

Using funding as a way to control advocacy is not just an issue in Australia.  The Lobbying Act in the UK with associated and extensive red tape provisions is now being seen as requiring, at the very least, significant reform with one leading environmental group describing it as a “democratic car crash”  David Crosbie , Community Council of Australia recommends...

04 July 2017

The Australian Human Rights Commission president Professor Gillian Triggs at Progress 2017 launched Defending democracy: Safeguarding independent community voices.  At a time when the outcome from the review of the Deductible Gift Recipient tax status could be the silencing of the environmental...

04 July 2017

Collaboration can be more than just working together to meet each other’s needs – it can also provide an environment that enables creativity and more interesting solutions. Creative vs.

04 July 2017

Unleashing Social Sector Creativity with Design observes that “Innovations that truly make leaps are not easy.

04 July 2017

There’s a great public sector job going: a statutory appointment to lead a relatively new, award-winning independent regulator that enjoys strong support from a fiercely loyal group of key stakeholders. An ability to fill the incumbent’s big shoes and maintain that stakeholder support will be highly regarded. Must be available to start in October....

04 July 2017

The search for the secret sauce for innovation culture. "Have you ever wondered what makes some organisations innovative while others use the best available techniques and advice but just can’t make it stick?

03 July 2017

We know that older people from marginalised communities are more likely to face barriers in social connection. Inclusive and connected communities is a priority area under the NSW Ageing Strategy, and we need to make sure older people from marginalised communities are not left out. 

29 June 2017

Here's the full program for NCOSS' 2017 Regional Conferences, which are coming to 6 key centres across NSW. 

23 June 2017

The Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform Opportunities paper was released by the Australian Treasury on 15 June.  It includes a number of reforms which are positive including an increased role for the ACNC whereby all DGRs could be required to be...

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