Catholic Education Charity Defends By-Election Advocacy | A Catholic education charity which criticised the Turnbull government’s schools funding policy during a by-election campaign is confident it has not breached charity laws, despite an ongoing investigation into another Catholic education charity for similar advocacy activities.

 

Concerns NDIS Fraud Squad will ‘Criminalise People with Disability’ | Concerns exist the National Disability Insurance Scheme fraud squad will “criminalise people with disability”, with advocates questioning its focus and value amid a service-delivery backlog.

 

New Report Says Wealth Inequality Increasing in Australia | The top 1 per cent in Australia receives as much income in a fortnight as the lowest 5 per cent gets in a year, according to new research, which says wealth inequality in Australia is increasing.

 

Museum Director Quits Amid Fundraising Furore | The director of a major Sydney museum has quit after a fundraising controversy led to calls for her resignation and that of the New South Wales arts minister.

 

World Leaders and NGOs Commit to Tackle Disability Discrimination | World leaders and NGOs have made 170 “ambitious commitments” to address stigma and discrimination against people with disabilities at a Global Disability Summit in London.