Posts in the 'Local Futures' category

Working To Educate The World’s Children

A World At School is a global campaign aiming to make education the number one priority, working to get all children into school. An international campaign with a diverse team from several countries, they have offices in London, New …

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Could Newly Launched Financial Advice Register Cause Harm?

Respected business journalist Adele Ferguson reports that Treasury has watered down the proposed national public register of financial advisers, launched today by ASIC. After the crisis of confidence following poor advice scandals involving financial institutions such as the

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Can For-Profit Private Education Work For World’s Poorest?

Founded in 2009, Bridge International Academies – investors include Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg – are challenging ‘the long-held assumption that governments rather than companies should lead mass education programs’.

Bridge’s Goal is to (eventually) educate 10 million …

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Indigenous Successes And Future Impact Investment?

In 2012 Natalie Walker was named one of Australia‚Äôs 100 Women of Influence. She sits on various boards including NAB’s Indigenous Advisory Board and the Board of the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre. A former CEO of Supply Nation

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Cutting NCRIS = Budgetary Reform?

We all keep hearing that Australia needs structural reform to our budget ie looking at where really large amounts of money are going.

DIFFICULT AREAS LIKE:

  • Pensions going to people who don’t ‘need’ them
  • Superannuation benefits to people who can afford to

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