Events


22 April 2015

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.

22 April 2015

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.

22 April 2015

Ten Australian companies have been listed as being ‘Best for the World’ based on their contributions to the community, their workers and the environment.

21 April 2015

Nominations for the annual SACS Not for Profit Leadership Awards have opened to celebrate the sector’s unsung heroes.

16 April 2015

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.

16 April 2015

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.

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.

25 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.

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