27 November 2014
From current and former Prime Ministers to high profile CEOs and dedicated volunteers, the Not for Profit sector has spoken and nominated a wide range of people for the Inaugural Impact 25.
Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner has called for a complete overhaul of governance and complaint handling procedures in services operated for people with disability.
The CEO of UnitingCare Queensland, Anne Cross, has been named the 20th Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year.
The Senate has voted to force the Abbott Government to table two interim reports of its long-awaited mental health review.
Chris Franks is a company director with over 14 years experience on large Not for Profit and Government advisory boards and is currently the Chair of Habitat for Humanity Australia where one of the key board discussions is ‘disruptive change’. Franks shares her insights in this week’s Evolving Chair.
A retired school teacher has created a board game that she hopes will help bridge the gap between the Not for Profit and for-profit worlds.
The Federal Government is shirking its responsibilities to Australians with disability by denying them a national independent inquiry into abuse in institutions, writes systemic advocate for inclusive practices, systemic advocate for inclusive practices,Tricia Malowney.
The Labor Opposition in Victoria has pledged financial support for The Big Issue’s new ‘Homes for Homes’ initiative, which encourages people selling their homes across Australia to donate a percentage of the sale price.
If you are stuck on the funding treadmill but thinking beyond it, one of Australia’s longest standing social ventures might just be on your wavelength. But pioneering new funding channels may require Australia’s NFPs to dip into their own pockets first says entrepreneurial sector stalwart, Peter Quarmby, Executive Director of Community 21.
One of Australia’s first Not for Profit crowdfunding platforms, mycause, says it has delivered the biggest crowdfunding campaign for a personal cause in Australia.
A former lift attendant and a rugby league enthusiast, struck down by polio at the age of fourteen has won the major award at the annual 2014 National Disability Awards Ceremony in Canberra overnight.
The Abbott Government has rejected calls for a national inquiry into allegations of abuse of people with disability in institutions.
100 Women, a Perth-based giving circle, has awarded three inaugural grants totalling almost $100000 set to transform the lives of women close to home and overseas.
A donation of $5 million from one of Australia's largest listed companies Wesfarmers is set to have a major impact on women’s cancer research in Western Australia.
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.
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