High-profile panellists were divided - and mostly pessimistic - on the role Government could play in driving responsible business in Australia at the recent Shared Value Forum in Melbourne.
Prominent royal adviser in the UK and international CSR campaigner Dame Julia Cleverdon had a whirlwind trip to Australia recently, advocating for greater leadership and community engagement on the part of business. Journalist Nadia Boyce caught up with her during her visit.
Ten Australian companies have been listed as being ‘Best for the World’ based on their contributions to the community, their workers and the environment.
Nominations for the annual SACS Not for Profit Leadership Awards have opened to celebrate the sector’s unsung heroes.
The Australian Not for Profit sector needs to stop being ruled by fear and create a unified message if it is to truly shape the Australia it wants, writes digital marketing expert Richenda Vermeulen.
The 2015 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival is about to launch - kicking off in Melbourne in May and delivering one of the biggest programs to date.
Pro Bono Australia has teamed up with global ticketing and events marketplace, Eventbrite, to produce a free whitepaper outlining best practice for Not for Profit event marketing.
The inability of Not for Profits to define and package skilled volunteering opportunities for corporate employees blocks companies from offering more of their time and expertise, according to keynotes at a Melbourne corporate volunteering event.
The 2nd Annual Impact Measurement Awards have been announced in recognition of the inspiring progress being made by Not for Profit, Government, corporate and philanthropic organisations in the area of social impact measurement.
Two of the social impact films funded under the Good Pitch Australia documentary initiative are about to hit the big screens across the country.
Nominations are open for the 2015 HESTA Community Sector Awards, which recognise those making exceptional contributions to social justice in Australia.
Domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty of Victoria has been announced as the 2015 Australian of the Year, with women taking the top honours in all four award categories for the first time.
Outgoing Australian of the Year Adam Goodes has been recognised for his role in pushing racism into the spotlight.
Women have dominated the finalists for the Australian of the Year Awards 2015 including senior women in the Not for Profit and philanthropic sectors.
It was a very big news year for the Australian Not for Profit sector and as 2014 comes to a close, Pro Bono Australia looks back at the year that was and what made the biggest impact on the Not for Profit sector.
Improved communication about social outcomes is needed to overcome the “bad taste” left by the “dressed-up charity programs” of social enterprise's early days in Australia, according to panelists at a Sydney conference.
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.
An Australian Not for Profit organisation that works to empower marginalised and disabled women through literacy, skills training and employment is the winner of the 2014 Ethical Enterprise Award.
The G20 Summit in Brisbane has been branded a success by social sector leaders with more room to grow.
Five carers have been recognised as inspirational leaders at the inaugural National Carer Awards on the Gold Coast.
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