February 2020 - read the joint letter to Ministers from SSPA and our members calling on the Government to take the following three steps in the 2020 Wellbeing budget:
Announce as part of this investment the allocation of an additional $300 million into current NGO social services baseline funding.
Address the broader funding gap facing NGO social services by including in Budget 2020’s Child Wellbeing package a commitment to fully funding all contracts for essential services delivered by NGO social services.
Announce your commitment, in the longer term, to implementing the broader package of recommendations to ensure sustainability of NGO social services, as set out in the Funding Gap report. Read more here