17 September 2014
International child rights Not for Profit UNICEF has released its annual global report on child mortality, showing preventable child deaths have halved, dropping from 12.7 million to 6.3 million in the last quarter century.
University of Sydney says is taking a leaf out of US university fundraising handbook to launch Australia’s first ‘giving day’ - using social media and email to attract donors towards supporting higher education.
Collaboration between councils, peak Not for Profits and community organisations in Melbourne has led to the launch of a Growth Area Social Planning Tool.
Supporting tax exemptions for clubs to provide childcare would not be in the best interests of children or child development according to welfare Not for Profit, The Benevolent Society.
Australian corporate leader and environmental activist Geoff Cousins AM has been appointed as President of one of the countries largest Not for Profit environmental lobby groups; the Australian Conservation Foundation.
Almost 20 per cent of adults in Australia are living pay to pay according to the results of a new survey by the National Australia Bank.
Finding and contracting a ICT support can be a daunting prospect for many Not for Profit organisations, but it isn’t insurmountable writes Infoxchange technical writer Jane Rawson.
The national charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) says it plans to revoke the charity status of another 400 organisations it believes are no longer operating.
Helping philanthropy better understand the opportunities for engaging in global development goal processes is underway via a project by the newly establish Global Philanthropy Data Charter, writes Heather Grady, Senior Fellow on Global Philanthropy with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.
The plight of the world’s 168 million child labourers is firmly on the G20’s radar after a pivotal meeting of the world’s labour and employment ministers in Melbourne, according to World Vision CEO Tim Costello.
Federal Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews claims affordable housing in Australia is in a parlous state and has expressed his concerns over a ‘lack of transparency’.
Not for Profit managers can now recruit volunteers straight from their smartphones for free.
Andrew Heslop is an ACT nominee for the 2015 Australian of the Year Awards for his development of Neighbour Day. Heslop is this week's Changemaker.
A woman who knows exactly what it feels like to be denied a job because of her disability is now working to help other people with disability enter the workforce.
The costs associated with recruiting the wrong person are always high, not only in financial terms but emotionally as well, writes Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Technology in Sydney Keri Spooner in The Conversation.