Australia’s peak welfare body has called on the Federal Opposition and crossbenchers to vote against Abbott Government proposals it says will deprive young people of any income support for six months of each year.
The Federal Government has unveiled two new reforms it claims will significantly increase the development and growth of Indigenous businesses and employment.
New research has found even one or two toxic behaviours by a manager can significantly harm the mental health of employees. Paula Brough, Professor and Director, Social and Organisational Psychology Research Unit at Griffith University and Vicki Webster, a PhD Candidate at Griffith University, share their top tips for coping with a toxic manager in this article originally published in The Conversation.
A major telecommunications company has announced that it will become one of the first organisations in the world to introduce a mandatory minimum global maternity policy.
Lack of employee engagement is the top issue currently facing 87 per cent of HR and business leaders, up from 79 per cent last year, according to global professional services firm Deloitte.
One in six working age people live with a mental illness, at an estimated cost of $11 billion to Australian businesses, and in some sectors, the numbers are much higher, according to the organisers of a workplace safety seminar.
Impact investing is seen as the most promising trend by the majority of global philanthropists, according to new figures.
As the CEO of Women’s Property Initiative, Jeanette Large has a passion for building a secure future for disadvantaged women and children. Large is this week’s Changemaker.
Victoria’s peak welfare body has hit back at comments made by the Abbott Government’s Minister for Employment where he called on unemployed Australians to “have a go” at finding a job.
Australians can expect to work harder and longer with the Government predicting that the country’s population will grow to 39.7 million by 2055.
A professional Project Management Office is not only strategic but mission critical to the future of expanding and progressive Not for Profit organisations, writes project management expert Ed Jeffers.
One in five unemployed Australians is a teenager, according to a new report released today by national welfare agency, the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
The gender pay gap in Australia is now greater than it was in 1985 despite 30 years of the Australian business community working towards equal opportunity for women, according to the Diversity Council of Australia.
Jobs Australia, the national peak body for more than 220 Not for Profit organisations that assist disadvantaged people to find work, has welcomed the controversial McClure Report on welfare reform.
Speculation about whether or not Prime Minister Tony Abbott would face a leadership coup is damaging Australia’s economy and having a negative effect on business confidence, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has claimed.
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.
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