Tony McGinn OAM has used his own experience of having a son diagnosed with cancer to inspire him to change lives as the Deputy Chairman of the Children’s Cancer Centre Foundation. McGinn gives his insights into running a successful Board in this month’s Evolving Chair column.
Jobs Australia, the national peak body for more than 220 Not for Profit organisations that assist disadvantaged people to find work, has come to the defence of member organisation Jobs Services Australia after a critical ABC Four Corners report on Monday.
The Northern Territory Government has announced an ambitious plan to double the number of Indigenous Australians employed in public service.
Almost 11,000 Australian workers have been back-paid more than $16 million following mediation, according to the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Recently Doug Taylor left a high-profile position as CEO at United Way Australia to become the Director for Strategic Engagement at UnitingCare NSW & ACT. Today he shares the top things to remember when leaving a Not for Profit organisation.
The world’s largest business social networking platform LinkedIn, has launched a tool for Not for Profits which it claims will connect them with more than four million volunteers.
They were elected on a platform of creating more jobs but the Abbott Government is now facing the highest unemployment rate since 2002.
The Abbott Government’s record on tackling Indigenous unemployment has been called disappointing but unsurprising.
Jacob Varghese uses his skills in the field of law to make a difference in the world. Varghese is the Principal in charge of Pro Bono work at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. He is this week’s Changemaker.
With changes in legislation, pressure from the commercial sector and expanding demands from the community sector, Not for Profits are coming under intense pressure to review and transform their organisational processes and frameworks, which will require extensive change management writes project management expert Ed Jeffers.
For the first time in Australia 11 people with Autism Spectrum Disorder have begun traineeships designed to harness their unique abilities at the Department of Human Services in Adelaide.
National Australia Bank has created a new internship program specifically designed for female university students to attract more women to traditionally male-dominated careers in the global markets.
Telecommunications giant Telstra is set to shed 78 jobs with the majority coming from a regional Victorian town.
The number of Australians on welfare payments is increasing with the number of people on Newstart for more than 12 months at its highest level ever.
With the highest unemployment rate in Australia, WA is struggling to keep its workers employed and those with disability, mental illness or experiencing homelessness will struggle even more as the jobless line increases, writes disability employment expert Elizabeth Thair.
With more Australian’s on the hunt for a job, employment specialist Andrew Beveridge shares one of his top tips for standing out from the crowd.
The Abbott Government is claiming it will create up to 200,000 training places for Australian workers with the launch of its $476 million Industry Skills Fund.
A major Australian bank has signed a contract that will see it employ at least 400 indigenous Australians.
Job creation is lagging behind the Abbott Government’s own targets, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures.
National mentoring specialist, McCarthy Mentoring, has launched its Executive Not for Profit Mentoring Scholarship for 2015.
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