All of us have a role in working alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to contribute to meaningful reconciliation. Launched in March our new “Innovate” Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is an increased commitment on our previous “Reflect&rdq..
The work of community housing providers in building stronger communities and providing affordable housing is vital. Our 2016 Community Housing Impact Award has recognised Link Housing for the invaluable work they do in tenancy management and community building. Click here to..
In the third edition of our Rental Affordability Index released this week, Sydney continues to be Australia's least affordable city for rental accommodation, but of all cities, Melbourne has seen the greatest decline in affordability since 2013. The data has prompte..
The median house price in Sydney is now over $1 million and rents are taking up between 50-85% of household incomes. These figures show that housing is unaffordable for many and something must be done to address the issue. But what? Our CEO Andrew Cairns provides his insight..
On any given night in Australia, 1 in 200 people will be sleeping rough. It's a statistic that needs to be turned around. With many not-for-profits calling for more action on homelessness, we look around the world to see what other countries are doing to tackle this issu..
From innovative employment programs to inclusive training in nutrition, the successful recipients of our 2016 Social Investment Grants program each have an inspiring story to tell. In total, seven not-for-profits from around Australia will share in $200,000 to reduce homeles..
14 years ago, the Community 21 consortium of 20 not-for-profits joined with Bendigo Bank to create a banking service dedicated to the not-for-profit sector. That dedicated service was Community Sector Banking, and 14 years later, we continue to be Australia’s only bank..
Low-income households are spending up to 85% of their income on rent. This alarming statistic was one of the findings from the second release of our Rental Affordability Index. It showed that the situation continues to be dire for many families around Australia.
When Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down the Turnbull Government's first federal budget, the response from the not-for-profit sector was swift. In this month's edition of in the loop, we look at some of the responses from our shareholders.
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