A single-minded CFO in the Not for Profit sector took it upon himself to seek out those with whom he could share his knowledge - creating a network of NFP finance professionals offering development opportunities to those transitioning from the corporate world.
Welfare organisations have welcomed a major backdown by the Abbott Government that would have forced young people to wait six months for financial assistance, but some say that the new waiting period is still too long.
Australian wages are rising at their slowest pace since records began, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures.
Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has unveiled his plan to boost employment in Australia, saying science, technology, engineering and maths will be the central jobs of the future.
National Volunteer Week saw countless organisations celebrate the tireless work of those people that give their time and energy to different causes. To celebrate this week, Pro Bono Australia is featuring two volunteers from the Mission Australia Centre in Surry Hills.
It was intended as a Mother’s Day gift to the tune of $3.5 billion, but the Abbott Government’s showcase childcare package has been slammed for “stealing” money out of family's pockets and forcing mothers back into work.
The man that brought the world’s most famous whistleblower to Australia proves that sometimes Not for Profits just need to ask in order to receive. Executive Director of Australian Progress, Nick Moraitis, is this week’s Changemaker.
The Federal Government has announced a partnership with UnitingCare Australia to create long-term employment pathways for women in the community and aged care sectors.
Disability advocates say they were not consulted on an Australian Human Rights Commission decision to grant disability enterprises an exemption from the Disability Discrimination Act.
Enabling women to take up leadership roles in the workplace and not “check out” at mid-levels of their careers remains a major challenge in Australia, writes management expert at Deakin University, Athena Vongalis-Macrow, in this article originally published in The Conversation.
A Queensland employment service that mentors people with disability, injury or illness into paid positions is using man’s best friend to support their development.
As an Australian humanitarian with experience working in over 30 countries, Matt Darvas knows what it means to give something his all. Darvas is this week’s Changemaker.
Australia’s unemployment rate has unexpectedly fallen to 6.1 per cent, with the dollar receiving a boost on the back of the jobs news.
A national inquiry has been launched by the Australian Human Rights Commission into employment discrimination against Older Australians and Australians with a Disability.
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.
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