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CSI’s and CSIA’s 2020 report, Moving the conversation forward: Calling for change in the community services sector

CSI’s and CSIA’s 2020 report, Moving the conversation forward: Calling for change in the community services sector

By Board & Governance, Business

“A partnership between the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) UNSW and the Community Services Industry Alliance (CSIA) has examined a decade of reforms for the community services sector, scrutinising over 92 Commonwealth-level reviews from the Productivity Commission, Royal Commissions and Senate Enquiries.

The research found that these bodies have been making the same recommendations year after year, suggesting that the government is caught in a continuous cycle of reviews without fully enacting or implementing recommendations.”

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Contribution of the Not-for-Profit Sector

2010 Productivity Commission Report: Contribution of the Not-for-Profit Sector

By Board & Governance, Business

The NFP sector has different motivations and faces some different constraints to the government and the business sectors. These must be understood by the government and businesses to improve their engagement with NFPs, while NFPs need to understand the limitations they impose. This research report commissioned by the Australian Government assesses the contribution of the Non-for-profit sector and impediments to its development.

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Charities lodge urgent request for UN intervention to prevent attack on advocacy

Charities lodge urgent request for UN intervention to prevent attack on advocacy

By Board & Governance, Business

Twelve charities including First Nations, religious and human rights groups have written to the UN requesting urgent intervention to stop new rules being proposed by the Morrison Government which could shut charities down for speaking out. ​​

The UN petition is being made on the basis that the new rules would breach the rights to freedom of expression and assembly, which are protected under international human rights law. ​

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