Ms Lin Hatfield Dodds, National Director of UnitingCare Australia, today welcomed yesterday’s draft Productivity Commission report on the Contribution of the Not-for-Profit Sector.
UnitingCare Australia’s National Director, Susan Helyar, welcomed the Compact between the Australian Government and NGOs launched today at Parliament House in Canberra.
UnitingCare Australia’s National Director, Susan Helyar, said today that getting access to social security payments in times of crisis was proving too difficult for the people who needed them most.
UnitingCare Australia is disappointed that the Federal Government appears to be backing away from funding long overdue wage increases for low paid community sector workers.
UnitingCare Australia said today the Government’s decision to extend the start date for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission to 1 October should buy time to get the underpinning legislation right.
UnitingCare Australia has welcomed the Government’s decision announced today to postpone important not for profit reform measures until next year.
UnitingCare Australia today congratulated Susan Pascoe AM following her nomination for the inaugural position of Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not for profits Commission.
UnitingCare Australia said the independence of Australia's not for profit sector will strengthen as the Federal Government moved to ban gag clauses in Commonwealth contracts with the sector.