20 April 2014
The first submissions to the Senate inquiry into legislation to repeal the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) have condemned the proposed legislation and argued that the Australian Taxation Office is not fit to regulate the sector.
The ACT Labor Government has thrown its full support behind the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, saying if the ACNC is saved it will “carve out” its own regulation of charities and Not for Profits to avoid duplication with the national regulator.
A passion for social justice and human rights has shaped the life and the work of Vision 2020 Australia CEO Jennifer Gersbeck. Gersbeck is this week’s Changemaker.
Assistance to get and keep a job should be front and centre of the Government’s review of welfare support for people with disability, writes Disability Employment Australia CEO Craig Harrison.
Housing Not for Profit Habitat for Humanity Australia has appointed former journalist and Not for Profit veteran Martin Thomas as its Chief Executive.
There’s a growing trend towards people wanting to move from the corporate sector into the Not for Profit sector which delivers some unique employment challenges and opportunities, says Kate Larkin from Beaumont Consulting.
Depression Not for Profit beyondblue has chosen Georgie Harman out of more than 70 candidates to lead the organisation as Chief Executive Officer.
Young Indigenous Australians are 17 times more likely to be placed under youth justice supervision than non-Indigenous youth, according to a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
Heartbleed is considered one of the biggest global threats to internet security, but what does it mean for Not for Profits? Digital expert Richenda Vermeulen explores the question.
Queensland’s peak body for the community mental health sector has achieved what it describes as “a profound leap forward” in community sector and State Government relations, following the successful co-design of a new service provision document.
The Black Dog Institute is on a mission to shed some light on how Australian men cope with stress and crises in their lives.
Embracing commercial best practices can take Not for Profits from good to great, writes Westpac Social Sector Banking’s National Marketing Manager Lali Wiratunga.
Research for the Australian Institute of Company Directors has shown that the vast majority of directors who serve on Not for Profit (NFP) boards do so voluntarily, showing a deep commitment to the mission of their organisations.
A legal Not for Profit specialising in older people’s welfare will deliver a Queensland Government program providing free legal advice for residents of retirement villages and manufactured home parks in what the Government claims is a first for the State.
A nationwide search is underway for Australia’s most accessible mobile phone apps.