08 February 2016
The High Court of Australia has found the Australian Government did act lawfully and can send asylum seekers back to immigration detention on Nauru.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has awarded a leading children’s education charity, The Smith Family, $4 million to expand its early childhood maths program to help close the skills gap and boost innovation.
Andrew Sabatino has a lot of achievements to hang his hat on. The fundraising and Not for Profit marketing expert has helped Guide Dogs be consistently recognised as the most trusted charity in Australia. Sabatino is this week’s Changemaker. He spoke to Xavier Smerdon.
CEO of Diversity Council Australia, Lisa Annese, explains what organisations are doing to achieve greater workplace diversity and inclusion.
Australia must develop mentally healthy workplaces “that have positive and supportive attitudes towards mental illness”, a leading charity has said following the release of a landmark report.
Australian Not for Profits working to support disadvantaged youth are being offered the opportunity to partner with the charity founded by Charles, Prince of Wales.
Australian international aid and community sector organisations have united behind churches across Australia that have offered to open their doors to asylum seekers that may be sent back to offshore detention centres.
Children’s aid agency Save the Children has called on other Not for Profit organisations to get behind a campaign to stop children being sent back to immigration detention following the recent High Court decision.
The Westpac Foundation has launched a Social Scale-up Grant Program to support Australian social enterprises.
A campaign to have iconic Australian doctor and aid worker, Fred Hollows, featured on the $5 note has been supported by more than 20,000 people.
Australia’s charity regulator and the government’s financial watchdog have partnered to urge banks to change the way they interact with charities after hundreds of them were denied loans and other financial assistance.
Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie has used parliamentary privilege to call for the Australian of the Year and former head of the army, David Morrison, to resign over alleged abuse cover-ups in the Australian Defence Force.
The Federal Government is calling for submissions on ways to boost the supply of affordable rental housing through innovative financing models across Australia.
Details of hundreds of Centrelink complaints have been read to the Senate by WA Greens Senator Rachel Siewert after they were posted on her Facebook page late last week.
A new report has revealed “alarming” statistics about the experiences of women studying in Australian universities including a high incidence of sexual assault and harassment and very low reporting rates.