Communities in Control 2011
The Takeaway is Hope: CHANGE NOW!Conference opened 30 May 2011, Melbourne
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The 2011 Joan Kirner Social Justice Oration
Sharan presided over one of the most defining periods in the ACTU's history as the union movement worked to defeat the former Liberal Government's unpopular and ultimately unsuccessful WorkChoices legislation. Here, Sharan presents the Inaugural Joan Kirner Social Justice Oration.
The Australian Community Sector - Inspiration, perspiration, liberation
Simon McKeon knows how to make a profit, and when not to. He's worked with Macquarie Bank, and he's been involved with not-for-profits ranging from the CSIRO to the Global Poverty Project. Hes seen what businesspeople can't do, and he's seen what activists don't know, and he knows how to bring the two sides together to change the world.
Social Sector Trends, Facts and Insights: Bigger and better
The future for the not-for-profit industry remains bright, with long-term government grants and service provision contracts keeping revenue volatility down and revenue is anticipated to increase by an average of 4.1% per year through to 2015-16. But what does all this mean?
Just Communities: Facts, lies, atrocities, and answers
We're working for the rights of others: but what about our own rights? How do we ensure a sustainable workforce where people are paid fairly? Should poverty be the reward for a lifetime spent caring?
The Hon Joan Kirner AC, Cr Stephen Mayne, Luke Ryan, Cr Samantha Dunn, Angela Savage
The Great Debate
"Local Government is the best level of Government to reform and assist communities." A debate hosted by the Hon Joan Kirner AM, Former Premier of Victoria and Victorian Communities Ambassador.