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Preparing for NSW Grant Reform

Mar 18, 2015 No Comments by Philip Amos

Will you be tender ready? After several postponements, NSW Health is now accelerating the Grants Management Improvement Program that will change the way $250million in health and community service funding is distributed. At a recent NGO stakeholder forum, Peter Carter, Acting Director, Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Program, and his team made several key announcements: [...]

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Do you have a strategy for 2015?

Dec 04, 2014 No Comments by Philip Amos

If you are feeling like being a NFP leader is more exhausting than ever.  You are right.  Over the past two years, the speed of change in the health and community services sectors has reached a new peak. We are experiencing wave after wave of funding and grant reform, service delivery changes, the drive to [...]

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Challenge and opportunity in 2014

Jan 09, 2014 No Comments by Philip Amos

In an era of ongoing reform and policy change, 2014 promises to be a year of unprecedented change for the future of the Australian health, social and community service sectors. Most significantly: the National Disability Insurance Scheme will take shape under the new Federal Government; NSW NGO Grant reform will reshape local health and community [...]

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Partners in Recovery ITA Release

Oct 16, 2012 No Comments

The Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing has opened the Initivation to Apply for Partners in Recovery. Partners in Recovery is a $549.8 million program of coordinated support and flexible funding for people with severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs.  The program will provide mental health care coordination for 24,000 people over five [...]

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Social Inclusion Report

Aug 23, 2012 No Comments

Social inclusion is a focus of work for the Commonwealth’s new Office of the Not for Profit Sector.   For community and health organisations around Australia, social inclusion is a central aspect of their work.  The hard yards of connecting disadvantaged or isolated people with community services and networks.  The second edition of How Australia is [...]

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Mental Health Budget News

Jun 08, 2012 No Comments

Mark Bulter, the Commonwealth Minister for Mental Health, has an interesting article on ABC’s The Drum website today detailing progress in the rollout of mental health programs announced in the 2011 budget. A new headspace EOI round and Partners in Recovery tenders appear imminent. Read the article here:  http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/4059844.html Philip Amos Consulting specialises in mental [...]

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National Disability Insurance Scheme: Transforming Disability Support

Aug 11, 2011 No Comments

The Gillard Government’s announcement of its support for a national disability insurance scheme sets the stage for a generational change in the way Australia provides disability care.  If legislated, the Scheme will effectively remake the disability sector creating significant opportunities for existing disability organisations. The additional funding alone is tremendous:  an additional $6.5 billion a year, in the [...]

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Helping Achieve Your Funding Goals in 2012

Jan 31, 2011 No Comments

Welcome to our new website. Amos Consulting has been helping health, community and social service organisations achieve their goals by preparing winning funding applications since 2008.  In 2012, we are expanding our capacity and reaching out to new client and organisations.  Amos Consulting provides a range of services tailored to the tender writing needs of [...]

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