11 February 2016
Not for Profit leader and Chair of Community Council for Australia, Tim Costello, has called on the Federal Government to create a death tax for the super rich as a way of boosting charity sector funding.
The Federal Government has appointed Victorian Kate Jenkins as Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner for a term of five years.
The Australian public is more motivated to donate to a charity that communicates its intention to do good work through brand marketing, rather than to charities that discloses proof of their activities, a new study has found.
This year the Australian public must emerge from a “bubble of self-pity”, Not for Profit leader Tim Costello said in Pro Bono Australia's inaugural podcast episode.
Regulations preventing the national charity regulator from revealing details about organisations that it has investigated should be reconsidered, according to a Not for Profit peak body.
The Australian Government should introduce targets for affordable housing for indigenous Australians in the wake of the Closing the Gap Report, a leading Not for Profit has said.
Google defines Generation C as a powerful new force in consumer culture – people who care deeply about the creation and curation of video content. As the new “influencers” charities need to harness their power says new online fundraising platform Enablr.
A Prime Minister's Public Service Advisory Committee, that included community organisations and leaders from business, should be established to support a more open, collaborative and outward-looking public service, according to academic Professor Peter Shergold AC.
More targeted, affordable housing across specific regions of Australia is needed to stop the rise in homelessness, a study by community welfare agency, Launch Housing has found.
B Lab, the Not for Profit that oversees B Corp certification, has partnered with Pro Bono Australia to strengthen the network of B Corps and foster relationships with other socially-conscious businesses.
The amount of time board directors spend on their work and commitment to strategy is rising. But in a new McKinsey Global Survey, few respondents rated their boards as being effective at most tasks or reported good feedback or training practices.
A corporate social responsibility strategist from Melbourne, Emerald Araiza, will be recognised as one of the 100 Most Impactful Global CSR Leaders at the World CSR Congress in Mumbai, India later this month.
A social enterprise should be assessing whether or not it is performing well and what sort of beneficial social change is happening as a result of its activities and “financialising” everything is not a desirable avenue to be go down, writes Alan Kay from the UK’s Social Audit Network.
The debate around the sharing economy is mounting, with increasing pressure on governments to impose regulations while consumers avidly embrace the services on offer. But how does it measure up in terms of corporate social responsibility? Journalist Ellie Cooper investigates.
The Telstra Australian Business Awards will include a charity award for the first time this year, in a move to recognise the significant contribution charities make to Australian communities and the economy.