09 March 2014
Australia Post is calling on community groups and charitable organisations to apply for its Our Neighbourhood Community Grants to fund local community projects.
Two senior law academics have warned of the possible unintended consequences of the Federal Coalition’s plans to abolish the charity regulator and repeal the new Charities Act.
The Federal Government has turned down an offer from the Uniting Church in Australia for sanctuary for children without parents held on Christmas Island and destined for a life on Nauru.
Federal Opposition says the Not for Profit sector has gained a short-term win after the Coalition Government abandoned its attempt to delay the start of the Charities Act.
Humanitarian migrants have the highest unemployment rate of all the migration categories,
according to a report released by the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) commissioned by the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation to inform its Youth Initiative.
The Beacon Foundation has secured enough funding to deliver an expansion of the Real Futures Generation program that will support 1500 disadvantaged young Australians find work.
The Department of Human Services is seeking applicants for its Indigenous Apprenticeship Program.
Growing up in a family where social justice, love and overcoming adversity through hope were commonplace, there’s little wonder why Good Shepherd Microfinance Chief Executive Officer (and self-confessed metalhead) Adam Mooney has made a career in the Not for Profit sector. Mooney is this week’s Changemaker.
The Federal Government says Western Australian Government’s shark cull won’t be extended without a full environmental assessment.
Combining adventure travel with charity fundraising is rapidly rising in popularity, as freelance journalist Sue Vittori discovered at the Fundraising Institute Australia’s recent Melbourne conference.
Social service organisations have warned of the potential shutdown of domestic violence services and other programs due to uncertainty surrounding the State and Federal Governments’ homelessness funding agreement which is due to run out at the end of June.
The School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia has launched a free fundraising guide for social enterprises and Not for Profits.
While many in the Not for Profit sector appreciate the Coalition Government has made political promises with regard to the ACNC, it should not throw out the baby with the bathwater, but approach the issues so that the fall-out is reduced as far as possible, writes David Gilchrist, from WA’s Curtin University.
The Australian Human Rights Commission is developing a national database of programs and services that assist people with disability in the criminal justice system.