Daily News - Tuesday 28 January 2014
Pro Bono Australia
Many of the trends that were discussed last year (impact investing, impact measurements, collective impact, social enterprise) are ongoing and still developing in clarity and depth with the intermediary organisations necessary to make them mature, slowly emerging.
Jenna Price, The Canberra Times
I stand before you as a beneficiary of welfare. Make your own judgments. I know you will anyway. In 1985, when our eldest child was about six months old, we went to marriage guidance counselling.
Lisa Mosely, The ABC
The ACT still has the most expensive child care in the country. The latest Productivity Commission Report on Government Services shows the median cost of long-day care in the Canberra is $442 per week.
Julie Novak, The Drum
Free market reforms haven't just made the rich richer - they have also spread economic opportunities and helped lift millions of people out of poverty, writes Julie Novak.
Patricia Karvelas, The Australian
NEW anti-discrimination laws that allow companies to target only indigenous employees should be urgently introduced, says the nation's peak resource employer group.
Michael Gordon, The Age
Asylum seekers on Christmas Island are more depressed, scared and anxious than those being housed in the world's second-largest refugee camp, says Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young.
Tony Kevin, Eureka Street
Tony Abbott has kept his pre-election promise to stop the boats, but at what huge cost! Let me count the ways.