Charities in Australia now have a regulatory body, with the launch of the Australian Charities and Non-For-Profits Commission which will help charities in Australia to get their legal work down and focus instead on what really matters; helping people out.
Angus Randall spoke with the inaugural commissioner of the ACNC, Susan Pascoe.
Christmas is a stressful time of the year for a lot of people, particularly if you are stressed about where that presents are going to come from. To help out, UnitingCare offer valuable community services to aid those who would otherwise go without.
It would be a understatement to say that the Big Four Banks wield a lot of power over the Australian Economy. They have the option of passing on the Reserve Bank’s interest rate cuts, which they often choose to do.
What does this concentration of ownership mean for the Australian economy?
Angus Randall spoke with David Richardson from The Australia Institute who has recently authored the paper titled The Rise and Rise of the Big Banks: Concentration of Ownership.
A new report has been issued by the Global Climate Project that shows that globally, we have been bad. A timeout may not be enough to help; with reports showing that we are unlikely to meet the Kyoto Carbon Reduction targets set for 2020.
Angus Randall spoke with one of the authors of the report, Pep Canadell, of the CSIRO about what the report means for Australia, particularly given the news that Australia is one of the largest polluters.
The issue of toll roads in SA is guaranteed to spark debate. Most people have an opinion on whether South Australia needs them, or even wants them. With the Federal Government backing the involvement of private industry in road infrastructure, regardless of public opinion, toll roads may be coming.
Christmas is a stressful time of the year, with many people struggling to put a roof over their heads with the upcoming holiday season. Luckily the Hutt St Centre are here to help, opening their doors to everyone who needs it this Christmas.
To hear more about their Christmas Appeal, Danielle Bayard, with former client of the Centre, James, who has personally benefited from the Centre’s work, spoke to Angus Randall this morning.