Governance / Management


21 May 2015

The charity regulator has released guidelines to help non-government schools access and complete new streamlined reporting.

20 May 2015

Lessons learned from the sporting world are ensuring newly appointed Head of corporate partnerships at the McGrath Foundation, Ben Hirschfield keeps the Foundation's partnerships sustainable and he offers his top tips for other charities wanting to be competitive.

20 May 2015

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.

20 May 2015

Australian superannuation fund, VicSuper, has formally become a signatory to the global environmental initiative, Natural Capital Declaration.

19 May 2015

The CEO of a community-controlled Aboriginal health service in Northern Queensland has won the 2015 McCarthy Mentoring Not for Profit Executive Leaders Scholarship.

14 May 2015

New accounting proposals in the Not for Profit sector may result in better matching of income and expenditure than the current standards, according to the Australian Accounting Standards Board.

14 May 2015

Three CEOs from Victorian Not for Profits have been announced as recipients of an annual fellowship providing funded study at Harvard Business School.

12 May 2015

Significant changes to national volunteering standards have been introduced to coincide with National Volunteer Week, and include a strong focus on reporting and measuring volunteer involvement.

12 May 2015

A new report has warned that more than 1,000 Australians miss out on lifesaving transplants every year because of funding mismanagement and a failure of leadership at the national level.

12 May 2015

Two social change Not for Profits, YGAP and Spark International have merged in a move the organisations say will “empower impact entrepreneurs around the world’.

09 May 2015

A leading campaigner against racial discrimination by Victoria Police is one of three community leaders who will visit the US on a study tour of Not for Profit and advocacy organisations.

07 May 2015

Niche community service providers are facing “oblivion” as the window to adapt to NDIS changes closes, a leading Brisbane-based Not for Profit legal specialist has warned.

06 May 2015

Company Directors from both the private sector and Not for Profit organisations have indicated their overwhelming support for significant reform of the GST, including an increase in its rate, and also called for an end to an obstructionist Senate, according to a new survey.

06 May 2015

More than 1300 formal complaints have been made about Australian charities over the last two years, with most of the complaints concerning how they spend donor dollars, a new report by the national charity regulator has found.

04 May 2015

A Queensland employment service that mentors people with disability, injury or illness into paid positions is using man’s best friend to support their development.

04 May 2015

As an Australian humanitarian with experience working in over 30 countries, Matt Darvas knows what it means to give something his all. Darvas is this week’s Changemaker.

30 April 2015

An Australian charity’s risque men's health campaign has raised eyebrows, with over one million people viewing it in just a few days.

30 April 2015

As aid agencies do their best to respond to the crisis in Nepal, digital marketing expert Richenda Vermeulen says a fresh approach and a strong framework will get them through – and allow them to get more help to those who really need it.

29 April 2015

For the first time the financial information of nearly 23,000 Australian charities has been released to the public.

27 April 2015

Jason Hincks is the CEO of Foodbank, Australia's largest food relief charity. The Not for Profit, non-denominational organisation acts as a conduit between the food and grocery industry and over 2,500 charities that provide emergency relief in the form of food and groceries in the community. Hincks is this week’s Changemaker.

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