22 August 2014
National peak community and health consumer groups claim they have been left out of what amounts to ‘secret talks’ on the Federal Government’s proposed Medicare co-payment.
The headlines might suggest tough times in the Not for Profit sector - belt tightening, significant welfare reform, regulatory change and more - but what is the sector’s confidence level and expectations for the future? A new national survey is about to find out.
Gone are the days where an endorsement from a loved celebrity or high-rating talk show host ensured instant visibility and influence over a charity’s target demographic, writes digital marketing expert Richenda Vermeulen.
A new opinion poll has found 4 in 10 people who donate regularly to health and medical research are less likely to continue donating if the GP co-payment to fund the Medical Research Future Fund becomes a reality.
Asylum seeker lawyers have won the right to proceed to a Full Bench hearing of the High Court to challenge to the Federal Government's powers to detain and turn back asylum seekers at sea.
Pro Bono Australia has been named in the list of finalists who have contributed to the use and development of the Internet in Australia and New Zealand in the 2014 ANZIA Awards.
One hundred days out from a Victorian State election, Jesuit Social Services has called on both major political parties in Victoria to forgo what the Not for Profit organisation says are misguided and costly law and order policies.
Young philanthropists are the greatest natural resource and it‘s pivotal that Australia doesn’t leave them behind, the 2014 Youth in Philanthropy Graduation Ceremony in Melbourne has been told.
Kylie Wyatt Program Manager at Social Traders start-up incubation program “The Crunch” explains why a mentor should be part of any social enterprise start-up success strategy.
A review of charity merger trends in the UK has found that health and social Not for Profits make up the majority of mergers, with mental health and disability organisations showing high levels of integration activity.
In her latest blog, Fulbright Professional Scholar in Non-profit Leadership, Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine discusses the prospect of participatory budgeting in an Australian context following its implementation in New York.
The Federal Opposition has again thrown its support behind the Australian charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, saying the watchdog is keeping an effective eye on charity activity around Australia.
Philanthropist and chair of ANZ and Coca Cola Amatil - David Gonski says a deep family involvement in medical science led him into the world of giving, but his business experience taught him a lot about impact philanthropy in this interview first published in the ANZ publication Bluenotes.
The Australia Council for the Arts has unveiled a new grants model set to allow a greater diversity of artists and organisations to apply for funding.
The national charity regulator, the ACNC has now revoked the charity status of more than 240 Australian charities it has not been able to locate after months of investigation and public warnings.