Humanitarian migrants have the highest unemployment rate of all the migration categories,
according to a report released by the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) commissioned by the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation to inform its Youth Initiative.
The Beacon Foundation has secured enough funding to deliver an expansion of the Real Futures Generation program that will support 1500 disadvantaged young Australians find work.
The Department of Human Services is seeking applicants for its Indigenous Apprenticeship Program.
Growing up in a family where social justice, love and overcoming adversity through hope were commonplace, there’s little wonder why Good Shepherd Microfinance Chief Executive Officer (and self-confessed metalhead) Adam Mooney has made a career in the Not for Profit sector. Mooney is this week’s Changemaker.
The National Welfare Rights Network (NWRN) has called on the Federal Government to set realistic and achievable targets for the employment of people with disabilities in the Australian Public Service.
Lin Hatfield Dodds is the National Director of UnitingCare Australia, and is one of Australia’s leading social justice advocates. Her first "proper" job in the Not for Profit sector (not counting cleaning NFP offices while a student) was running Youthline in the ACT. Hatfield Dodds is this week’s Changemaker.
Big business, the Not for Profit sector and government are building game-changing partnerships in a bid to turn around Australia’s alarming levels of youth unemployment.
In the lead up to International Women’s Day, Diversity Council Australia has urged employers to look carefully at their women’s leadership initiatives, with evidence showing many existing approaches don’t work and may even be making things worse.
The high-profile CEO of depression Not for Profit beyondblue, Kate Carnell has resigned after two years in the job.
Two philanthropic leaders have been named in the Australian Businesswomen’s Network (ABN) 2014 Hall of Fame as part of International Women’s Day.
The workplace plays a vital role in creating a suicide safe community, according to a new position statement released by Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA).
People with a disability will soon be helping sort and deliver mail in regional and remote locations across Australia, under a new national partnership between Australia Post and disability services provider Lifestyle Solutions.
Leading community organisation Mission Australia claims Australia could be on the brink of a jobless generation unless the Federal Government makes youth unemployment a priority in the May Budget.
With a passion for art as well as for teaching, Arts Manager Melanie Cass has been armed with the right mix of skills to lead a successful Not for Profit arts program for people with and without a disability. Cass is this week’s Changemaker.
Australia’s publicly-funded employment services are inflexible and inadequately resourced to deal with an influx of redundant workers from the car manufacturing sector, according to the peak body for Not for Profit employment service providers, Jobs Australia.
When a leader is having problems with an underperforming staff member it is often because the wrong types of conversations have been occurring, writes Ontological Practitioner and SouthCare Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dr Nicky Howe.
Everyone everywhere has the responsibility of inclusion, which means you and me in our day-to-day lives, as well as our communities and the organisations we work within, writes Disability Employment Australia CEO Lynette May.
After 30 years as an equestrian, animal advocate Pam Ahern’s life took a very different direction after reading one book. Pam Ahern is this week’s Changemaker.
Carlo Caponecchia, Senior Lecturer at the School of Aviation, University of New South Wales, explores the important issues that have been overlooked in the introduction of new workplace bullying laws in this article first published on The Conversation.
A former Investment Director, Jenna Palumbo has been appointed the Director for Western Australia at Social Ventures Australia (SVA).
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