Senate Approves Inquiry into Charity Fundraising | The Australian Senate has agreed to establish a select committee to undertake an inquiry into charity fundraising in the 21st century.

 

Charity Sector Speaks Out Against FITS Bill | The charity sector has voiced its concerns about the government’s Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme (FITS) Bill at a Parliamentary Joint Committee hearing, warning of the legislation’s “unnecessary and harmful impacts” on Australian charities.

 

Local Councils Across Australia Support Raise to Newstart | The campaign to raise Newstart has gained further momentum, after delegates from local councils across Australia passed a motion urging the federal government to raise the income support payment.