Events


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.

16 October 2014

One of the social impact documentaries supported by the successful philanthropic Good Pitch event has begun a crowdfunding campaign to make up a shortfall to cover filming and post production costs.

07 October 2014

Seven Australian documentaries will be presented at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday as part of an international forum linking Australian donors with social impact films.

02 October 2014

The rise of social enterprise, the role of entrepreneurs, the impact of social media and new ways of funding social impact work are just a few of the topics which are being explored during the nation-wide Changemakers Festival October 17-26.

24 September 2014

The International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) has formally recognised two global companies for excellence in corporate volunteering at its annual conference held recently on the Gold Coast.

18 September 2014

There’s a global need to maximise the impact of volunteering, the World President of the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) has said in what could be his last speech in the role.

18 September 2014

A Not for Profit report reveals a growing problem of hoarding and squalor that could cost Australia $1.8 billion for just minimal intervention and up to 20 times that without early intervention.

18 September 2014

The International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on 3 December, and we’d like you to help us encourage support for the dignity, rights and well-being of people with disability.

11 September 2014

Victoria’s leading experts in family violence will gather to examine what needs to be done to prevent the deaths of women and children due to family violence at a public forum today.

10 September 2014

Entries close this month for the 2014 Ethical Enterprise Awards, a free awards scheme offering organisations the chance to take home cash and prizes for ethical practice.

02 September 2014

One of Australia's highest profile philanthropists,Andrew Forrest has called on Universities to get better at dealing with small and medium financial donors, rather than focusing all their time to the biggest givers, in his speech to the national Philanthropy Australia Conference in Melbourne.

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