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24 August 2015

Doug Taylor has a passion for encouraging Not for Profit organisations to reach their full potential. Taylor is this week’s Changemaker. He spoke to Xavier Smerdon.

24 August 2015

Mental health experts have welcomed a Government plan to help young people with mental illness find jobs.

24 August 2015

What careers will allow you to make the greatest social impact? One organisation has set out to answer that question.

17 August 2015

A partnership between a Victorian university and the largest Indigenous employer in Australia is working to create jobs in the Northern Territory.

10 August 2015

Ashley Clarke has had a self-described unconventional entrance into the Not for Profit sector, where she now works as a Corporate Partnerships Coordinator and Facilitator at The Reach Foundation. Clarke is this week’s Changemaker.

10 August 2015

The Not for Profit organisation established by AFL legend Jim Stynes and film director Paul Currie, The Reach Foundation, has revealed who will be taking over the reins as CEO.

10 August 2015

Australia’s formal education system has been ranked number one in the world but vocational skills and lack of policies enabling competitiveness are causing it to fall behind other countries, a new global report has found.

03 August 2015

The most significant barrier facing older workers in Australia is age discrimination, according to Labor’s Shadow Minister for Ageing, Shayne Neumann.

03 August 2015

Mary Freer is the woman behind a social movement that could completely change the way patients receive care in Australia. Freer is this week’s Changemaker. She spoke to Xavier Smerdon.

27 July 2015

More than 30 per cent of university graduates were unable to find jobs within four months of finishing their degrees, a comprehensive survey has found.

27 July 2015

The Abbott Government has partnered with private facility services company, ISS, in an attempt to create 1,100 cleaning, catering, health and aviation jobs for Indigenous Australians.

13 July 2015

A “war” on renewable energy by the Abbott Government could endanger thousands of jobs, according to the Opposition.

13 July 2015

There is merit in the OECD's call for countries including Australia to review the minimum wage, writes Professor of Economics at University of Canberra, Phil Lewis, in this article originally published in The Conversation.

13 July 2015

Daniel Madhavan was a mover and shaker in the private sector before turning his attention to one of the fastest growing issues in the Not for Profit sector, impact investing. Madhavan is this week’s Changemaker.

06 July 2015

Jobs Australia, the peak body for Not for Profit employment services, has welcomed the start of jobactive, the Federal Government’s new program to get unemployed people back to work.

06 July 2015

Not for Profits Settlement Services International and Social Enterprises Sydney have announced that they have joined forces to offer social enterprise services.

06 July 2015

One in five Australian workers expect to continue working into their 70s, according to the findings of new research from recruitment specialists Randstad.

29 June 2015

In November this year, Sarah Davies will leave her current role as CEO of the Reach Foundation to take on the position of CEO at Philanthropy Australia. Davies is this week’s Changemaker.

29 June 2015

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has announced the creation of the Ambassador for Mature Age Employment and the appointment of Susan Ryan AO to the position.

29 June 2015

The Commonwealth Bank has released the first details of its community investment strategy, announcing that it will spend $50 million over the next three years on education in a bid to boost employment.

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