31 October 2014
In the face of an uncertain future, the Australian charity regulator has delivered its second Annual Report to Federal Parliament citing its work to free charities from unnecessary reporting burdens as one of its significant achievements.
The NSW Department of Family and Community Services is asking Not for Profits and individuals to help in the development a new plan for disability inclusion in NSW.
The role of Not for Profits and non-government organisations in delivering services to many Australians is being compromised by an over-reliance on both external rules and self-imposed rules, according to global professional services firm Deloitte.
The National Science and Technology Centre - Questacon- has revealed a major partnership with The Ian Potter Foundation which is providing a $7.8 million grant for new initiatives to engage young people with technology and innovation.
A Foundation representing Australia’s media, marketing and advertising industry, UN LTD, is calling on charities dedicated to undoing youth disadvantage to submit proposals for funding support in 2015.
A visiting US Collective Impact guru tells Pro Bono Australia News why he is urging Not for Profits to de-prioritise internal benchmarks - calling for them to instead take the bold step of turning outwards to their communities.
Not for Profit tweets focusing on calls-to-action and community building generated the most retweets and Twitter conversation, however, they were also the least used strategies by organisations, a new report has found.
Most Australians believe that multiculturalism is good and that more immigrants should be accepted into the country, but an even larger majority think that the Australian way of life needs to be protected, a new Not for Profit survey has found.
Victoria is to partner with international online booking company Airbnb to provide free or low cost short-term accommodation for people displaced by major emergencies including fire and flood.
Australian Not for Profits need to ensure their cloud service providers are compliant with Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and local laws or face putting Government funding at risk, writes Gordon Tan from R & G Technologies.
The Western Australian Government needs to do its part to give disabled people greater access to the justice system, according to a Pre-Budget Submission from a peak disability services advocate group.
A Senate Committee report to Federal Parliament into grandparent carers has called for financial and legal support for the often-ignored grandparents raising grandchildren as well as funding for voluntary support groups.
A new smartphone application has been developed with the goal of replacing gifts like chocolates or wine with a donation to a charity.
The Federal Government says it is continuing to negotiate on issues of housing and homelessness despite revelations that the Coalition’s long awaited policy review has been shelved.
Some 23 individuals and organisations from across Australia have been named as finalists in the 2014 National Disability Awards.