02 December 2015

A mental health awareness program for young people in regional areas, and a social enterprise combining permaculture and work opportunities have won a national social enterprise competition.

01 December 2015

The results of a national, sector-wide study on the way Australian’s give and how charities can respond will be presented at the Melbourne Australian Communities Forum on Thursday 3 December 2015.

26 November 2015

A 14-year-old boy who led a successful campaign to introduce tactile banknotes in Australia and an advocate for empowering women with a disability are two of the winners of the 2015 National Disability Awards.

24 November 2015

An Australian organisation that claimed to be a charity and spent more than $1 million on luxury cars for its members, has lost a Federal Court appeal to keep receiving charitable tax concessions.

19 November 2015

Young Australian human rights law student Kate Brooks is tracing the journey of thousands of Syrian refugees arriving on Europe's shores. While heading back to her home base in Paris, the terror attacks occurred. Here’s her latest Blog - Même Pas Peur - Not Afraid!

18 November 2015

Outspoken US Not for Profit leader and advocate, Rick Cohen, a former President of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy and online columnist, has died suddenly at the age of 64.

17 November 2015

The peak body for Australian Muslims has condemned the Paris terrorist attacks describing them as “heinous” acts of violence.

09 November 2015

Ninety organisations from around Australia have been recognised as leading the way in employer commitment to gender equality.

05 November 2015

Volunteering Victoria has announced the six winner of the inaugural State Awards showcasing the commitment, diversity and impact of Victoria’s volunteer managers, volunteering programs and volunteer-involving organisations.

05 November 2015

Former prime minister Julia Gillard has cancelled plans to launch a new national charity in support of pregnant teenagers.

05 November 2015

Strategic Grants Director, Jo Garner, shares her experience as a first timer at the much revered International Fundraising Congress hosted by the Resource Alliance.

05 November 2015

For the second time, Pro Bono Australia News readers will choose the 25 most influential people in the social sector.

05 November 2015

Human Rights President Gillian Triggs has announced the finalists for the 2015 Young People’s Human Rights Medal.

23 October 2015

The annual Australian Young Lawyer Award was presented to Kevin Kadirgamar for his outstanding pro bono work in migration and refugee law.

21 October 2015

The blueprint for an impact investment wholesaler, charged with distributing funds to intermediaries who will then invest directly in social enterprises, Not for Profits and other organisations, is to launch in Australia.

21 October 2015

The founder of Australian social impact investment group Small Giants, Danny Almagor, and his wife Berry Liberman have been awarded a global B Corp Champions Award.

21 October 2015

Not for Profits and government agencies that provide social services have been accused of failing to collect adequate data, which is creating problems for impact investment measurement.

21 October 2015

A South Australian eye specialist who co-founded a Not for Profit aimed at eliminating blindness in Australia and internationally has been named the Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year.

13 October 2015

Family and Relationships Australia’s annual conference in Brisbane in November will bring together leaders, academics, policy makers, government officials and practitioners from around Australia to explore The Future of Families: Preparing for Change.

13 October 2015

The Not for Profit BULLY Project, a social action schools campaign inspired by the award-winning US film BULLY, will launch in Australia in October.

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