Fair pay for social and community services workers
On 1 February 2012, Fair Work Australia made an historic decision to provide fair pay for social and community services (SACS) workers and for workers in crisis assistance and supported housing (CASH).
Support to community organisations to help their volunteers in the course of their volunteering activities.
Financial Management Program
The Program helps people across a range of income and financial literacy levels to manage their money, overcome financial adversity, participate in their communities and plan for the medium to long term.
Assistance for people in immediate financial crisis who do not have other reasonable means of support.
Preparedness: business continuity and pandemic planning
Preparedness includes conducting activities like business continuity planning for natural disasters, pandemics or other disruptive events.
Indigenous Community Links (ICL)
Supporting Indigenous community members and their families by providing links or referrals to a range of mainstream and Indigenous services.
Services and information
Links in response to frequent enquiries about community programs and services.
Commonwealth Financial Counselling (CFC)
A service strategy under the Australian Government's Financial Management Program.
Register of Harm Prevention Charities
A tax incentive mechanism to assist eligible institutions.
Financial support for peak bodies to assist them to contribute to government policy and service delivery, and communicate government information to their memberships.
Community Investment Program
Helps Australians to participate in the community by supporting not-for-profit organisations to deliver responsive and integrated services that meet local community needs.
Help for ethnic community organisations
Helpful information and links for ethnic community organisations in relation to funding, governance and setting up a new organisation.
Gambling & Drugs
The Department collaborates with key stakeholders, including state and territory governments, to combat the negative impacts of problem gambling.
National Gambling Reform Act 2012
Reform Acts introducing the role of the National Gambling Regular, ATM withdrawal limits and pre-commitment and dynamic warning systems.
Content Updated: 21 March 2014