New Same-Sex Marriage Bill Looks to Protect Faith-Based Charities | The draft of a conservative marriage equality bill has been released, offering stronger religious freedom protections for faith-based charities - but critics say the bill, which would amend the Charities Act 2013, would allow religious charities to discriminate against LGBTI people.

 

New CEO of Impact Investment Group Says Sector is Thriving | The impact investment scene in Australia is thriving, according to Daniel Madhavan, who has been appointed the new CEO of leading Australian impact fund manager, Impact Investment Group (IIG).

 

World’s Biggest Mining Company Sides with Enviro Groups in Advocacy Standoff | Environmental groups have welcomed an announcement by the world's biggest mining company that it will not support a push to strip environmental groups of their right to advocate.

 

UN Slams Australia For Marriage Postal Survey and Refugee Treatment | The United Nations Human Rights Committee has slammed the Australian government for the same-sex marriage postal survey and its treatment of asylum seekers – just weeks after Australia was elected to the UN’s Human Rights Council.