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Simple strategies for communicating the impact of social service programs

Image: Shutterstock Times are changing. Not only do you have to be good at what you do, increasingly you need to show the outcomes of what you do. CSSA Research Director, Brenton Prosser, explores some simple strategies for social service providers to display their good work with more impact. Around the world, governments need more hard...

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Dr Ursula Stephens accepts the baton

The clichéd comment to make to someone about to take over from someone else who is well-known and highly regarded is to say they have big shoes to fill. In taking over from Fr Frank Brennan as the new CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia on July 1, Dr Ursula Stephens comes to the position...

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A Fairer Tax System

While Anthony Albanese and his Labor team contemplate another three years in opposition, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is already working the cross-benches to garner support for his ambitious personal income tax cuts program. Mr Morrison’s tax cuts narrative is clear: the tax system needs to be fairer and provide better reward for effort. Read more at...

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What UK pollsters can tell Australians about citizen engagement and the 2019 federal election

Why didn’t we see it coming?  How did the pollsters get it so wrong? What was behind the polls that consistently put Labor ahead over the past 12 months?  How could political parties ever change their prime ministers because of polls again? These are but a few of the questions being asked in the...

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Long-time CSSA employee gets papal honour

Mary Clare Jamieson, CSSA’s director of corporate services, was bestowed the symbol of honour of the Exalted Cross – Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice (for services to the Church and to the Pope), which is instituted for persons distinguished for outstanding service and zeal. A long-time Catholic Social Services Australia employee has been awarded a papal...

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