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'I get asked all the time': Big Issue introduces card payments

'I get asked all the time': Big Issue introduces card payments

The move is in response to fewer people keeping physical cash in their wallet.

  • by Mary Ward

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Charity bosses drove fleet of luxury cars, court told
Courts

Charity bosses drove fleet of luxury cars, court told

Guardian Youth Care, the out-of-home care provider that went bust after an alleged $20 million misappropriation, outsourced the bulk of its work in subcontracts that were never approved in writing as required.

  • by Patrick Begley
The Goss: David Beckham's run-in with Sydney paparazzi
Red carpet

The Goss: David Beckham's run-in with Sydney paparazzi

Also in The Goss this week: Sony's bizarre gag on media from naming fundraiser act, and another blonde bites the dust at Sweaty Betty.

  • by Amy Croffey
The former Wallaby, the failed charity, the criminals and the $500k loan to Eddie Hayson
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Courts

The former Wallaby, the failed charity, the criminals and the $500k loan to Eddie Hayson

After an alleged $20 million misappropriation, the Federal Court is piecing together the collapse of a children's care program.

  • by Patrick Begley
No one wanted Trump's portrait so his charity had to buy it, court hears
Donald Trump

No one wanted Trump's portrait so his charity had to buy it, court hears

When no one bid on a six-foot oil painting of Donald Trump, he stepped in to get the bidding started.

'We've had to say no to many requests for help': Perth carols cancelled
Charity

'We've had to say no to many requests for help': Perth carols cancelled

Christmas celebrations won’t be the same this year with Carols by Candlelight at Langley Park cancelled after shortfall in sponsorship.

  • by Lauren Pilat
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'It's surreal': The house that Canberra built finally goes to auction
Canberra

'It's surreal': The house that Canberra built finally goes to auction

The house has taken a decade to build, relying exclusively on donated money, time and materials, and the generosity of people right across the capital.

  • by Bree Winchester
Christmas comes early for the mums and bubs of Karinya House
Canberra

Christmas comes early for the mums and bubs of Karinya House

"These are items I never got when I was younger."

  • by Serena Coady
'Independent' doctor-led vaping group accepts tobacco-tainted funding
Health

'Independent' doctor-led vaping group accepts tobacco-tainted funding

A vocal group that supports vaping and claims to reject tobacco money has accepted money from an overseas organisation with concerning links to tobacco multinationals.

  • by Esther Han
Coles drought relief fund a 'farce', says Littleproud
Farming

Coles drought relief fund a 'farce', says Littleproud

Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud has called the supermarket giant's milk levy and fund an "empty media stunt". 

  • by Emma Koehn
Charities to pocket $15 million in savings from paperwork relief
Charity

Charities to pocket $15 million in savings from paperwork relief

NSW charities will collectively save as much as $15 million over the next decade through new measures that will substantially reduce the paperwork they need to complete to be legally compliant.

  • by Lisa Visentin