20 December 2014
Former Labor Prime Minister Julia Gillard is to join the Board of national mental health Not for Profit beyondblue, which was founded by former Victorian Liberal Premier Jeff Kennett.
The Not for Profit community has spoken, delivering Australia’s first Impact 25 - an honour roll of the country’s most influential people, working in and around the social economy.
Victorian-based Housing and homelessness provider, HomeGround Services has joined forces with online property group, realestate.com.au to establish a national rehousing program.
The Federal Government has withheld the release of an independent report recommending plans for a new Civil Society National Centre for Excellence despite receiving final recommendations on a preferred model months ago.
2014 has been a transformative year for the Not for Profit sector and Pro Bono Australia. In her last blog for the year, Founder Karen Mahlab takes a look at the many highs and some of the “learnings” in the Pro Bono Australia journey.
Christmas is one of the most important periods in the NFP calendar as holiday campaigns often raise the most money. In the age of digital, NFP organisations must think outside the box. Digital marketing expert Richenda Vermeulen takes a look at which Christmas campaigns are making waves.
Governments in News South Wales and Victoria have been urged to continue funding disability services in their regions in tandem with the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
It was a very big news year for the Australian Not for Profit sector and as 2014 comes to a close, Pro Bono Australia looks back at the year that was and what made the biggest impact on the Not for Profit sector.
What do Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Arianna Huffington and Ashton Kutcher have in common?
The integration of diverse skills and functions to bring about community diversity has been one of the big challenges facing Dr Colin Benjamin the Chair of arts Not for Profit Cultural Infusion. He discusses the issues in this latest Evolving Chair series.
As leaders we can learn a lot from world athletes, writes Lali Wiratunga, National Marketing Manager, Social Sector Banking at Westpac, who offers his thoughts on how Social Sector leaders can improve their own performance in 2015.
The hope of making enough money to send back to impoverished families can outweigh known risks of child exploitation, a new Not for Profit study has found.
The School of Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) Australia has committed to raise $1.5 over five years as part of a new scheme to assist the neglected early-stage social enterprise sector.
A two day forum exploring payment-by-outcome projects, focusing on the social causes of re-offending in Queensland, delivered some challenging but innovative approaches to addressing them, writes Sandy Blackburn-Wright, Managing Director of Social Outcomes.
A new program is expected to bring together a global coalition of private sector leaders to expand and encourage corporate volunteering with the goal of supporting the United Nations’ Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals.