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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.

29 June 2015

An Aboriginal group from Northern Queensland is hoping to boost employment opportunities for their community following an historic Federal Court ruling.

22 June 2015

A specialist youth employment academy, described as an Australian first, has been launched by a Melbourne entrepreneur to give young people a better chance of finding meaningful work.

17 June 2015

The best Not for Profit Board Members are those with a genuine and selfless desire to contribute and a real passion for the cause, says Ben Dortimer, this month’s Evolving Chair.

15 June 2015

The CEO of one of Australia’s most well known charities is stepping down after more than 30 years in the role.

15 June 2015

A major airline has unveiled a paid parental leave scheme that is being heralded as one of the most generous in the world.

15 June 2015

Not for Profit enterprise, Fitted for Work, is celebrating its 10th birthday this month reaching a milestone of 20,000 women who have been helped through its programs.

05 June 2015

Grant Mitchell’s interaction with a Rwandan refugee more than 20 years ago inspired him to dedicate his life to helping asylum seekers. Mitchell, the Director of the International Detention Coalition (IDC), is this week’s Changemaker.

05 June 2015

Australian workplaces will be more culturally diverse in the future, with more employees and business leaders coming from Indian and Chinese backgrounds, Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner has claimed.

05 June 2015

South Australian welfare groups have warned that a new Government jobs plan could slash subsidised training - a key pathway into workforce participation.

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