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Anglicare Australia makes Submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) costs

10 Apr 2017 by Beth Doherty | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has made the following Submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) costs. Anglicare Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the Productivity Commission on the costs associated with the NDIS and its financial sustainability. This submission is made drawing on the collective experience and expertise of the eight agencies in our network involved in the delivery of disability services including through the NDIS in six states and territories.

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Housing to be an important feature of federal budget

10 Apr 2017 by Beth Doherty | Media Releases

Media Release, 10 April, 2016 In a speech to AHURI today (Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute), the Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has declared that housing will be a priority for the Federal Budget. The Treasurer told AHURI that the housing market was part of a continuum “ranging from homeowners, to renters, to social and affordable housing, and regrettably homelessness.”

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New Issues Paper launched on Accounting Standards for the Not-For-Profit Sector

30 Mar 2017 by Beth Doherty | Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE, 29 March, 2017 Anglicare Australia, together with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) and the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) today launched a new issues paper on not-for profit sector reporting and accountability. The paper, entitled: Issues Paper: Better Financial Reporting for Australian NFPs focuses on financial reporting for the Australian Not-for-profit and Charitable Sector. Anglicare Australia commissioned the paper from Dr David Gilchrist of Baxter-Lawley.

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Opinion Piece | How to Re-Design a Faulty System

28 Mar 2017 by Beth Doherty | Media Releases

In the following Opinion Piece published on Online Opinion, Executive Director of Anglicare Australia Kasy Chambers asks where the evidence is that the Government is working to create an income support system that connects with the lives of the citizens it serves? To read the Opinion Piece, click here

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