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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...

16 June 2017

Though we sometimes don’t think about it, energy, particularly electricity, is essential to our daily lives. Access to this service underpins our health, wellbeing and general quality of life. But increasingly many households across our State are struggling to afford its high and growing cost.

14 June 2017

We often talk about having the right people on our boards but who should be there?  What skills are essential?  ...

14 June 2017

Innovation in the workplace is highly sort after, particularly at the moment, so What happens when you innovate for the ‘wrong’ reasons?   According to OECD innovation specialist Alex Roberts, nothing really bad, and  “at least engaging with innovation may start people or organi

14 June 2017

Anti-social media: 4 ways to manage social media and cyber-bullying in the workplace outlines steps that can be taken to minimise legal risk and ensure the workplace is a safe environment for all employees.

14 June 2017

ACOSS has released a new version of Improve IT.The website has a range of free resources for people working in not-for-profit organisations who want to make the most of the technology that is available to make their work better and easier.  They’re arranged in six groups IT...

14 June 2017

Commissioning Q & A is a series of three information sheets looking at what commissioning is and how it works, the government's and community sector's role in the process and its potential impact within the context of government funded community services sector...

14 June 2017

During an NCOSS Fair Deal Forum last year it was agreed there was a need to develop Principles of Co-design to provide a baseline on what co-design is and how it works.  The term is increasingly being used to describe a range of activities and processes in the...

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