03 July 2015
A group of more than 40 former and current detention centre workers have written to the Abbott Government saying they will ignore controversial new secrecy laws.
New ABS data shows volunteering rates in Australia are declining for the first time in almost 20 years with 75 per cent of people surveyed saying they feel too rushed or pressed for time.
An eleventh-hour signing of a five year national partnership agreement on legal assistance services will see Community Legal Centres included for the first time but the sector has warned that the new agreement does not create long-term certainty.
On the second anniversary of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, a new annual review shows participant satisfaction remains very high with 95 per cent of people rating their NDIS experience as “good” or “very good”.
Not for Profits need to think more about a ‘Community of Governance’ and not just the sole responsibility for Governance laying with the Board of Directors, writes Doug Taylor from UnitingCare NSW & ACT in his final Blog in a series on how Not For Profits can stop being ‘hollowed out’ by Government.
A Saudi Prince has made one of the biggest philanthropic pledges ever, vowing to give away his entire $41 billion fortune.
NSW Fair Trading is undertaking a statutory review of the Associations Incorporation Act 2009 – the law that governs the incorporation of many small, Not for Profit organisations.
A former Magistrate and staff member at Melbourne University has left her former employer a gift of $4 million.
Families are cutting back on essentials like health care and school holiday outings as they struggle to meet cost of living expenses, according to new findings released by the Council of Social Service of NSW (NCOSS).
Koori Kulcha Aboriginal Corporation (KKAC) is the first organisation to receive investment from a $1 million Indigenous Social Enterprise Fund (ISEF) - a pilot funded by Indigenous Business Australia and delivered by Social Ventures Australia.
An award-winning social enterprise offering “last resort” legal services to those in need was sparked by the generosity of a lone Salvation Army volunteer, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise.
The UN Global Compact has been highlighted in a Federal Parliament Committee report on the role of the private sector in promoting economic growth and reducing poverty in the Pacific region.
A web of franchisees is proving a challenge for an Australian fast food icon as it seeks to build its CSR program, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Executive Insight.
London is poised to be developed into a global financial centre for social impact investment ahead of cities like New York and Luxembourg, according to new research.
There’s a new philanthropic phenomena at play in Australia, and a timely one at that with June being Workplace Giving Month, writes Julia Keady, committee member of giving circle Impact100 Melbourne.