The Australian Institute of Company Directors is calling for all business boards to ensure that at least 30 per cent of their directors are female.
Gay men in Australia earn around 20 per cent less than their heterosexual counterparts while lesbians make at least 33 per cent more than heterosexual women, a new report produced jointly by the University of Melbourne and San Diego State University has found.
As the founder of Ethical Switch, Tamlyn Rudolph has a passion for seeing consumers regain their moral confidence when selecting providers of day-to-day products and services. Rudolph is this week's Changemaker.
EXCLUSIVE: Women CEOs in Australia’s largest Not for Profit organisations are matching and often outdoing the salaries of their male counterparts, bucking the trend of the business sector, according to the latest national Salary Survey by social economy hub, Pro Bono Australia.
Philanthropy Australia has appointed Sarah Davies as CEO of the organisation following the departure of Louise Walsh.
Australia’s lowest paid workers could receive almost $1500 extra every year if a push for an increase in the minimum wage is approved.
The Abbott Government must deliver on its promise to create an effective and sustainable jobs plan for all Australians, according to the National Welfare Rights Network.
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.
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