Governance / Management


24 July 2015

The Commissioner of Australia’s national charity regulator has warned that over the next five years the Not for Profit sector will face major challenges in the areas of income, performance measurement and efficiency.

23 July 2015

A Parliamentary Inquiry into the advocacy undertaken by environmental organisations poses little threat to their charity status, a leading voice in the Not for Profit sector has claimed.

21 July 2015

A new discussion paper on inclusive prosperity by the left-leaning Chifley Research Institute has argued that rising inequality is a threat to Australia’s future growth prospects.

20 July 2015

Researchers have developed a new tool to help employers create safer workplaces by better preventing injury and illness.

16 July 2015

Australian humanitarian aid organisations affected by Government cutbacks are being forced to appeal to other foreign donor countries to carry on aid projects in Africa.

16 July 2015

Two of Melbourne’s largest housing and homelessness Not for Profit services, HomeGround Services and Hanover, have merged to form Launch Housing.

16 July 2015

More than 5,000 Australian charities will receive a “red mark” next to their name at the end of this month for failing to meet their reporting obligations.

14 July 2015

Students from Swinburne University of Technology will gain real life experience in philanthropy and grant-making by determining how to allocate $10,000 as part of the University’s Master of Social Investment and Philanthropy.

09 July 2015

Australian Law firm Clayton Utz has reached a milestone of 500,000 hours of pro bono legal, becoming the first firm outside of the USA to do so.

09 July 2015

A legal toolkit has been developed to assist charities and Not for Profit organisations in undertaking a merger.

09 July 2015

A peak body representing more than 70 Not for Profit sporting organisations in the ACT is winding up after 30 years.

07 July 2015

Nine new charities are being registered on average every day in Australia, according to new figures from the national charity regulator.

07 July 2015

Applications are now open for the annual Sydney Leadership program, an intensive learning experience for inspirational and driven Australians responsible for delivering social impact.

07 July 2015

Prominent Not for Profits have joined the Workplace Giving Month campaign, expanding the program industry-wide and driving a 36 per cent spike in participation.

07 July 2015

A blind woman in NSW is suing the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for failing to provide audio description as part of its regular TV programming.

06 July 2015

Few people hold more responsibility for the future of the Not for Profit sector in Australia than ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM. Pascoe is this week’s Changemaker.

02 July 2015

Not for Profits need to think more about a ‘Community of Governance’ and not just the sole responsibility for Governance laying with the Board of Directors, writes Doug Taylor from UnitingCare NSW & ACT in his final Blog in a series on how Not For Profits can stop being ‘hollowed out’ by Government.

01 July 2015

Community Sector Banking has become the first banking service in Australia to be certified as a B Corporation - a company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

30 June 2015

The national charity regulator has told an Australian Senator that it has the power to investigate allegations of abuse within the Church of Scientology and review its charity status.

30 June 2015

The Australian charity regulator will brief charities on the heightened risk of sending money overseas that could be used to finance terrorism.

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