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.
Australian academic and international activist Peter Singer has called for an increase in the aid budget and for charitable funds to be diverted overseas, where he says they can have greater impact.
The national CEO of the St Vincent de Paul society has delivered a passionate call to arms against the “enemy” of the Federal Government, which he said had “ripped the guts out of what remains of a fair and egalitarian Australia”.
Women running social enterprises and Not for Profit organisations are eligible to enter a new category designed to showcase those delivering positive social change in the 2015 Telstra Business Women’s Awards.
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.
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