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Where home ownership is a stepping stone to independence

Sophie Marcard, Director, Marketing and Communications Fri, 15 Dec 2023

Innovation is so often driven by the insights and passion that come from personal experience and this is the case for Glenn Keys AO and the not-for-profit social enterprise Project Independence. The affordable housing provider was established with philanthropic support and is dedicated to helping people with intellectual disabilities achieve the goal that every individual deserves – the pride and security of home ownership and independent living. The impacts extend beyond bricks and mortar, and Project Independence is an inspiring example of what can be achieved when we reimagine what’s possible.

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Investment Dialogue for Australia’s Children gets under way at Canberra roundtable

Fri, 8 Dec 2023

Philanthropy and government have come together in what could be the largest ever structured collaboration between the sectors in the country’s history. Formalised this week in Canberra, the Investment Dialogue’s collective aim is to improve the wellbeing of children, young people and their families by working with communities to reduce intergenerational disadvantage in Australia. The initiative is shaping up as an unprecedented, long-term, integrated and community-led approach to supporting children, families and communities to thrive.

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Thousands of our most vulnerable denied COVID anti-virals

Anne Wilson, CEO, Emerge Australia Wed, 8 Mar 2023

Up to four times as many women live with complex myalgic encephalomyelitis and thousands living with the condition are refused COVID-19 anti-virals.

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Opportunity for social impact investing to change outcomes for disability

Fri, 2 Dec 2022

Social impact investing could help shift outcomes for Australians with disability by providing the kind of capital support to drive vital innovation, a new report finds.

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A mystery waiting for a solution

Wed, 8 Dec 2021