Former Labor Prime Minister Julia Gillard is to join the Board of national mental health Not for Profit beyondblue, which was founded by former Victorian Liberal Premier Jeff Kennett.
A western Sydney school principal and passionate refugee advocate Dorothy Hoddinott AO has been honoured with the 2014 Australian Human Rights Medal in a field of finalists from the Not for Profit sector.
A lack of investment in professional development opportunities for employees means the Not for Profit sector is not having as great an impact as it could, according to a new major report.
Australian employers have been urged to offer more opportunities to people living with disability following the defeat of a controversial Bill in the Senate.
The overall Australian Youth Mentoring of the Year 2014 award has gone to Alan McConachie, a youth mentor with the Standing Tall program in Hamilton, Victoria.
NFPs may have difficulty holding on to young employees with a new study revealing that job loyalty is falling.
Male hiring managers prefer male job candidates and female hiring managers prefer female job candidates, but when it comes to making the final hiring decision a man is more likely to be hired, a new study has revealed.
Two hundred and thirty job pledges for Indigenous Australians were received from 16 employers in just 90 minutes at a breakfast in Sydney recently.
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick has been named as Australia’s top Woman of Influence for 2014 in an award ceremony overnight that also saw honours awarded to two Not for Profit leaders.
Keeping a Not for Profit’s core mission both sustainable and proven drives Melanie Raymond, the Chair of Youth Projects, an organisation that provides health and outreach services to people experiencing disadvantage. Raymond shares her insights in this week’s Evolving Chair.
Investment adviser, Daniel Madhavan has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Impact Investing Australia - a newly established Not for Profit set up to develop the market for impact investing.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has cracked down on employers in a South Australian community, after an investigation found one quarter of them had been underpaying their staff.
A program designed to assist refugees, asylum seekers and other marginalised jobseekers into work, and to support employers to grow and diversity their workplace, has been launched.
A new campaign that aims to find more jobs for blind and vision impaired people has been launched.
One in five Australians are potentially being overlooked for job opportunities due to the ‘fear factor’ in hiring people who have a mental illness, according to new Not for Profit research.
Up to 28,000 Australians currently receiving the disability support pension could be moved onto Newstart, meaning they will receive $166 less per week, a national disability rights group has said.
Former Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes offers his 10 Top Tips for Getting a Job.
The Federal Government has been accused of causing the demise of an employment resource that has been used by school students for almost 50 years.
Almost three quarters of Australian employers have not taken steps to ensure they pay women and men fairly, according to data released by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
A woman who knows exactly what it feels like to be denied a job because of her disability is now working to help other people with disability enter the workforce.
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