Posts Tagged ‘Government’

Parliament axes Charities Commission

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Charities Commission will be scrapped under legislation passed by Parliament on Tuesday night. The Crown Entities Reform Bill will instead see the regulation of charities carried out by a board within the Department of Internal Affairs. Members of ComVoices, a network of community and voluntary sector organisations, said it was not too late for Read more

God wins in Australian budget

Friday, May 13th, 2011

A non-believing Australian Prime Minister has made God the winner in the Australian budget. School chaplains at 1,000 extra schools will receive A$222 million more. The significant increase in funding comes despite a High Court challenge to the programme on constitutional grounds and speculation prior to the budget that the future of the school chaplaincy programme was Read more