A group of young people have been recognised at the Foundation for Young Australian’s 2015 Unleashed Awards, including two sisters who co-founded Australia’s biggest youth-driven movement against bullying, Project Rockit.
Female leaders in the Not for Profit sector have been named as winners in the fourth annual 100 Women of Influence Awards, which highlights the contribution Australian women make in the workplace and public life.
The CEO of Regal Home Health and Adjunct Associate Professor at The University of Sydney Nursing School, Anna Shepherd, was a winner in the Business Enterprise category in the 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2015.
Women from a wide range of Not for Profit organisations have featured heavily on the list of finalists for the 2015 Telstra South Australian Business Women’s Awards.
A new Not for Profit national short story competition aimed at exploring hope and resilience in the face of poverty and disadvantage has been launched by the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
A Summit in Sydney in October aims to grow the burgeoning impact investment sector in Australia with a stellar line up of international keynote speakers for the inaugural event.
Just 10 years after it was founded to tackle a lack of research into a disease that affects more than 23,000 Australians, MS Research Australia has been recognised as the Charity of the Year.
Young people who've done awesome things in the past 12 months are being urged to get their nominations in for the Foundation for Young Australian’s 2015 Unleashed Awards.
National youth advocacy groups across Australia have penned a hard-hitting letter to the Federal Government calling for urgent action on youth issues including unemployment, homelessness,mental health, and domestic and family violence.
Domestic violence advocate and Pro Bono Australia Impact 25 member, Rosie Batty, implored Australian’s to continue raising awareness of the issue at the first Royal Commission into family violence being held in Victoria.
The 2015 National Disability Awards are open for nomination - giving Australians the chance to acknowledge the people, organisations and initiatives that make a positive impact on the lives of people with disability.
The Asia Pacific Regional Volunteer Conference, scheduled for October in Hanoi, Vietnam, has been cancelled due to a lack of resources and financial support according to the organisers.
A West Australian Not for Profit dedicated to protecting an endangered Indigenous language has taken out the title of best organisation at the 2015 HESTA Community Sector Awards.
The first batch of students in the School for Social Entrepreneurs’ inaugural NDIS Accelerator program have graduated in Sydney overnight.
Visiting US author Linda Tirado will warn Australian audiences against going down the US route of divisive and socially damaging, growing inequality when she addresses the Australian Council of Social Service national conference on 25th and 26th of June.
Developed for chairpersons, board members, CEOs and managers, Leadership Victoria’s NFP Board C21: A Brave New World conference in Melbourne in July is set to help established leaders take their Not for Profits into the future.
Winners of the 2015 Australian Social Enterprise Awards have been announced in Melbourne.
A single-minded CFO in the Not for Profit sector took it upon himself to seek out those with whom he could share his knowledge - creating a network of NFP finance professionals offering development opportunities to those transitioning from the corporate world.
Sustainability Victoria is looking to celebrate and acknowledge the work of leaders who have established new benchmarks in minimising their impact on the environment.
At the Social Enterprise Masters Conference on 3rd June, Social Traders, in conjunction with the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) Swinburne, will release the first stage of Finding Australia’s Social Enterprise Sector 2015 (FASES) – a national research report which captures the challenges and opportunities for social enterprises in Australia, as seen through the eyes of social enterprises.
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