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Future Sustainability Issues for Small Stand-alone Non-Government Organisations

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Taylor, C and Donoghue, J, Future Sustainability Issues for Small Stand-alone Non-Government Organisations, Parity Magazine, 32, (1) pp. 25-26. ISSN 1032-6170 (2019) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Abstract

In Australia services for vulnerable people are often provided by small community based organisations. Many have been created as a direct response to an unmet need in a particular community. In the last 20 years these services have become more specialised as they respond to increased demands from a diverse population that is living longer and wishes to remain independent. The sustainability of small, stand‑alone community organisations will be vital for vulnerable people as they provide a range of opportunities for engagement and support.1 While government departments promote the need for greater accountability and transparency, the relationship between government and smaller community organisations that provide services to vulnerable people appears tenuous.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:sustainability, stand-alone government
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Sociology
Research Field:Urban sociology and community studies
Objective Division:Indigenous
Objective Group:Pacific Peoples community services
Objective Field:Pacific Peoples community services not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Donoghue, J (Dr Jed Donoghue)
ID Code:132911
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2019-05-27
Last Modified:2019-06-14
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