ASFA partners with First Nations Foundation

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has announced a new learning partnership with First Nations Foundation (FNF) to deliver cultural competency training for members.

Podcast: Disability inclusion - the missing piece of ESG investing with Corene Strauss

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
On this episode of The Greener Way, Corene Strauss, CEO of the Australian Disability Network and former CEO of Special Olympics Australia, talks about why inclusion matters - both for responsible investors, and the bottom line.

More funding necessary to fix housing crisis

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
There are some apprehensions over adequacy of $11.3 billion of new funding earmarked for housing in the 2024 Budget.

Budget 2024: Additional $11.3bn promised for housing

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
The Albanese government has made significant new housing investments in the Budget to help deliver a comprehensive Homes for Australia plan.

Doing better on First Nations heritage

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
The destruction of Juukan Gorge in 2020 in the Western Pilbara was a flash point in awareness of First Nations heritage and engagement issues in Australia.

Podcast: Advancing First Nations outcomes with Phil Usher

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2024  |  NEWS
When it comes to advancing outcomes for First Nations Peoples, economic empowerment, accessibility, and financial literacy are at the fore.

Australian housing crisis escalates as affordability worsens

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Rising interest rates and weak disposable income growth have caused housing affordability to drop to its lowest point in decades, according to Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) senior economists.

DEI winner takes home top prize

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
A social enterprise that employs refugee and migrant women has won the National Banksia Award; it's the first time a nomination in the DEI category has taken out the top sustainability prize.

Indigenous communities reunited with $25m in lost super

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024  |  NEWS
The total superannuation found by First Nations Foundation on behalf of Indigenous Australians now comes in at $25.2 million.

Legal loophole fail: compliance won't dodge risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
HESTA and BHP are set to pilot a new First Nations-led plan under development for the private sector, as the group behind the scheme works with Canberra to update cultural heritage laws.
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