29 March 2015
The rivalry between Melbourne and Sydney has played out in many different ways. Australia’s two largest cities regularly compete on the sporting field, in the fashion stakes and in the culture wars. But which city is Australia’s true centre of charity?
Many Australian and New Zealand Not for Profits are facing significant IT challenges that are impacting their overall productivity, according to the results of a new survey by Infoxchange, Connecting Up and Techsoup New Zealand.
The Federal Government has reinstated national legal aid assistance, guaranteeing current funding levels for the next two years.
Businessman David Gonski has warned that Australian philanthropists need to inject greater precision and diligence into their giving - and that Not for Profits may need to “work harder” to leverage that.
It’s time for a serious discussion between Governments, business, Not for Profits, educators, the community and young people about creating more jobs and supportive, realistic pathways to achieving them, writes researchers from the Centre for Social Impact in this article first published in The Conversation.
Once understood, the threat of disruptive technological change can be turned into a huge competitive advantage. Even resource-starved Not for Profits organisations can ride the wave, writes Tania de Jong AM as she reflects on this week’s Creative Innovation 2015 Conference.
Should Not for Profit enterprises pay fees to board members? Three industry leaders share their views in this Feature first published in Company Director.
Philanthropy Australia has commissioned a landmark project to benchmark the operational resources of Trusts and Foundations across Australia and New Zealand.
Looking for a sponsorship or partnership arrangement in 2015? Then take the time to get to know what that company wants before delivering your next Not for Profit proposal, writes sponsorship expert Abby Clemence.
The Westpac Group has donated $500,000 to kickstart a fundraising appeal for Legacy - to support programs for Australian families affected by the death or illness of a family member who has served in the Australian Defence Force.
The Refugee Council of Australia claims the passing of the Migration Amendment Bill 2014 will further stack the odds against vulnerable people seeking Australia’s protection.
A duo of technology entrepreneurs has made the move to social enterprise, aiming to bridge the digital divide between the world’s richest and poorest with a global rollout of their $7 computer-on-a-stick, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise.
Across the world, cities are failing to meet the needs of their people, according to an inaugural Sustainable Cities Index which mirrors the business concept of the triple bottom line.
The Australian arm of Deloitte, the world’s largest professional services firm, is quietly making a mark on its own terms, with the help of some ‘out-of-the-box’ approaches, to employee engagement, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Executive Insight.
Millennials are more progressive than Gen X and Baby Boomers and women are more progressive than men when it comes to sustainable investing, new research by Morgan Stanley reveals.