01 August 2014
The first Report of the Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has pointed to gaps in the service and a lack of full-time disability workers to meet the need of the full rollout in 2018.
A coalition of Church leaders has accused the Federal Government of “state sanctioned child abuse” and called for the Minister for Immigration to be stripped of guardianship responsibility for unaccompanied child asylum seekers.
Fundraising Institute Australia has opened nominations for its 2015 National Fundraising Awards, with a new award for small organisations added to the lineup of honours.
Not for Profit organisations including schools, churches and charities are about to be caught up in a little-known accounting standard change, which could put them at risk of breaching the Corporations Act, according to accounting firm William Buck.
A new US report shows that mainstream environmental NGOs and Foundations have made little progress in racially diversifying the “green insiders club”.
Philanthropy Australia’s 2014 National Conference from September 2-3 in Melbourne is a biennale gathering not to be missed.
In celebration of its 100th year, the Australian Red Cross has released a comprehensive retelling of its history in the book - The Power of Humanity, 100 years of Australian Red Cross 1914-2014, as Freyla Ferguson reports.
A number of community leadership scholarships are now available as part of the South Australian Governor’s Leadership Foundation (GLF) program for 2015.
A Not for Profit initiative designed to help kick-start new Australian businesses, called Start Up Australia, has launched to provide skills for budding entrepreneurs.
The Australian Greens have called for a rethink of the whole work for the dole program as its outcomes will put more pressure on Not for Profits.
Three representatives of Australia’s Not for Profit community-owned education and care services have been appointed to the newly established Ministerial Advisory Council on Child Care and Early Learning.
Australia has much to contribute to the understanding of how the Collective Impact community change framework can be implemented, writes visiting Canadian expert, Liz Weaver, Vice President of Tamarack – an Institute for Community Engagement.
After six years in the top job at the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Chief Executive John Colvin is set to depart, but not before reflecting on the organisational successes including bridging the gap between corporate Australia and the Not for Profit sector.
Responsible investments are in many cases outperforming mainstream investments in Australasia, a new report has revealed.
Businesses have reported dramatic participation increases in workplace giving as a result of engagement programs run as part of Workplace Giving Month.