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May 14, 2015 Jobs Australia welcomes policy forward pikes

The national peak body for non-profit agencies that help unemployed people into work, Jobs Australia, has welcomed key measures in the 2015-16 Federal Budget.

May 01, 2015 Feedback from the RJCP Providers’ Network on Proposed RJCP Reforms

This report collates feedback from organisations that attended a two-day RJCP Providers’ Forum in Alice Springs in April, immediately following the RJCP Providers National Conference which was arranged and hosted by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. A list of organisations that were represented the Forum is provided in Appendix A.

Mar 20, 2015 Submission to Productivity Commission inquiry into the Workplace Relations Framework

This submission reflects Jobs Australia’s experience and expertise from its full range of member services.  This submission does not address every question raised in the Commission’s Issues Papers. Rather, we have sought to target our responses to those issues in which Jobs Australia has the greatest interest and expertise to offer.

Feb 25, 2015 Media Release - McClure Report opens the door to sensible discussion about Welfare to Work policies

Jobs Australia, the national peak body for the charitable and non-profit organisations that help unemployed Australians back to work, has welcomed the Final Report of the Reference Group on Welfare Reform, headed by Patrick McClure.

Feb 23, 2015 Media Release: 4 Corners, ‘The Jobs Game’

Jobs Australia and its members are committed to a fair and transparent system that provides the best help possible to disadvantaged job seekers in preparing for and finding employment.

Feb 16, 2015 Improving Post-release Employment Outcomes for People Leaving Prison

An opportunity to contribute to research on what works for ex-offenders

Feb 12, 2015 TEDTALK: Busting the charity overhead myth

Juanita Wheeler busts the overhead myth in this powerful talk around her journey from high-powered for-profit marketing exec to non-for-profit overhead. 

Feb 10, 2015 2015-16 Pre-Budget Submission

This submission focuses on employment related measures that may be considered in the lead-up to this year’s Federal Budget.

Feb 05, 2015 The Dawn of System Leadership

What does it mean to be a system leader?  What does it take to catalyze collective leadership?

Feb 04, 2015 Webinar: Starting out in social enterprise? What legal structures are possible?

Hosted by The Social Enterprise Legal Models Working Group - this webinar will draw on a mixture of survey and research work, the Working Group has addressed a number of questions: Why is choice of legal form important for social enterprise? What are the key issues in choosing a legal form for a social enterprise business? What legal form options are available under current Australian law? What lessons can be drawn from developments in other countries?

Join in to discuss the results of the Group’s work to date and its implications for social enterprise in Australia.