Community sector workers would be allowed to publicly advocate, under a Labor proposal, with the opposition pledging to remove gag clauses imposed on the sector.
Opposition spokeswoman for communities Jenny McAllister said the proposal would lead to a stronger and more diverse sector.
“Community sector and not-for-profit organisations that support our communities should be treated as respected partners of government,” Senator McAllister said. “Labor will work with charities to support their work improving Australian communities.”
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