Events


19 March 2015

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.

11 March 2015

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.

25 February 2015

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.

24 February 2015

Two of the social impact films funded under the Good Pitch Australia documentary initiative are about to hit the big screens across the country.

03 February 2015

Nominations are open for the 2015 HESTA Community Sector Awards, which recognise those making exceptional contributions to social justice in Australia.

26 January 2015

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.

22 January 2015

Outgoing Australian of the Year Adam Goodes has been recognised for his role in pushing racism into the spotlight.

13 January 2015

Women have dominated the finalists for the Australian of the Year Awards 2015 including senior women in the Not for Profit and philanthropic sectors.

18 December 2014

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.

03 December 2014

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.

26 November 2014

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.

20 November 2014

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.

18 November 2014

The G20 Summit in Brisbane has been branded a success by social sector leaders with more room to grow.

17 November 2014

Five carers have been recognised as inspirational leaders at the inaugural National Carer Awards on the Gold Coast.

17 November 2014

Not for Profit leaders from across Australia have been named as the winners in the 2014 Westpac Community Leaders Awards.

05 November 2014

Australia could be one of the first countries in the world to mainstream impact investing through superannuation in a way no other country has the opportunity to, the Nexus Youth Summit in Melbourne has been told.

30 October 2014

A visiting US Collective Impact guru tells Pro Bono Australia News why he is urging Not for Profits to de-prioritise internal benchmarks - calling for them to instead take the bold step of turning outwards to their communities.

23 October 2014

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.

21 October 2014

Four Not for Profit organisations working on the coalface with homelessness in Melbourne are the final contenders for Impact100 Melbourne’s annual $100,000 grant.

21 October 2014

Millennials, who are often maligned as a the “me generation” and a selfish group of citizens that are impatient and filled with a sense of entitlement, actually have the power to change the face of the Not for Profit sector, a visiting US impact investment expert has said.

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