Government engagement

Announcement of Groundbreaking Government Strategy Marks a Significant Milestone in the Fight for Gender Equality.

On the eve of International Women’s Day, the Labor government revealed its first ever strategy for promoting gender equality. Katy Gallagher, the Minister for Women, unveiled the plan on Thursday 7 March, marking a significant milestone in the fight towards creating a fairer and more equal Australia. The Australian government has seen a growing demand […]

How Can Your Organisation Get Noticed with a Pre-Budget Submission?

Whilst it may be difficult to fathom that now is the time to start thinking about your organisation’s pre-budget submission, you cannot start too early to ensure the government is made aware of your particular ask. Here are the top five inclusions we recommend for your pre-budget submission: Not too many pages The quickest way […]

The Time is Now for NFPs to Work with Government

There has never been a better time to get in front of the government, highlight your work in the community, and reiterate how you can contribute to the national agenda according to Founder and CEO of Fifty Acres, Jo Scard.  “We are really looking forward to welcoming over 100 not-for-profit representatives to our For Good Not-for-Profit Conference […]

What to expect when we are expecting a budget

Against a backdrop of geopolitical tension, higher interest rates, and cost-of-living pressures, treasurer Jim Chalmers will hand down his second budget on 9 May. While the economic challenges are being felt by households and businesses across the country, we will see significant opportunities in areas such as energy transition, digitisation and defence.  Anyone who has […]

The red wave rolls and crashes

The NSW election was hard-fought and unclear right to the bitter end; as ballots continue to be counted, and preferences flow, the picture will become clearer.  The red wave from 2022’s state and federal elections continued to roll and finish with a thunderous crash in NSW over the weekend. With just a few unnamed seats […]

NSW state election: the rocking chair

After a big year of electoral success, Labor arguably faces their toughest challenge yet, the NSW election.

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