02 October 2014
The national charity regulator, the ACNC, has come out fighting for its future releasing a new report that shows Commonwealth funding agreement obligations are imposing a greater burden on charities than legislative obligations.
Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews has reintroduced all the social services measures announced in the Budget in four separate Bills to Parliament in a bid to garner Opposition support in the Senate.
Google Australia has revealed the 10 Not for Profit finalists in it’s $2million Impact Challenge and the global online technology giant has called on the Australian public to vote for its favourite project.
Older people are better off living in Albania than Australia when it comes to their incomes, a new global report has revealed.
Global aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) has declined a cash offer from the Federal Government to fight Ebola in West Africa instead urging Australia to send trained emergency medical personnel.
Australians who are among the most socially and economically disadvantaged have poorer housing outcomes, even with support from homelessness agencies, a Government report has found.
The world’s 2,325 billionaires, on average, donate just over US$100 million cumulatively over their lifetimes to philanthropic causes, according to a global wealth census.
A recent forum saw women with disabilities ask the three major parties contesting the Victorian State Election in November to answer questions around healthcare, equal access and violence against women writes, systemic advocate for inclusive practices, Tricia Malowney.
Can Australia reduce its aid budget in the 21st century and continue to aim for best practice, asks Matthew Sinclair, an Australian delegate to the World Trade Organisation Public Forum in Geneva.
A year on from publishing Westpac’s Community Confidence Index, National Marketing Manager, Lali Wiratunga reflects on the opportunities For Purpose organisations have to enhance their social media presence.
The rise of social enterprise, the role of entrepreneurs, the impact of social media and new ways of funding social impact work are just a few of the topics which are being explored during the nation-wide Changemakers Festival October 17-26.
Two major philanthropic trusts are collaborating to offer up to 320 scholarships to help Not for Profit organisations enhance their governance.
Nominations have opened for the 2014 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards worth $150,000, to commemorate Sydney Myers life and love of the arts.
A Not for Profit review of the Queensland Government’s poker machine ‘red tape reduction’ initiative has found that the plan increases gambling revenue and is a threat to vulnerable pokie victims and any future reform.
The Abbott Government’s proposed changes to youth payments violate Australia’s human rights obligations, a bipartisan Parliamentary report has found.