Governance / Management
In order to work in a complex environment and bring about change, leadership demands that we learn to work more authentically to create more purposeful enterprises that benefit individuals, organisations and society at large, writes the Director of Social Leadership Australia, Geoff Aigner.
Company board directors are less satisfied with their peers’ performance and women care more about board diversity than men, according to a new global report.
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission is seeking comment on the publication or removal of commercially sensitive information on its national charity register.
One of Australia’s largest disability service providers has been found to be safer for vulnerable people after a year plagued by sexual and financial abuse scandals.
Not for Profit organisations working in the sexual violence, women’s health, domestic and family violence services have joined forces to form a new peak body aimed at eliminating violence against women.
One of Australia’s oldest philanthropic foundations, the Ian Potter Foundation, has announced that it has appointed a new CEO.
Registered charities have been given an extension on the deadline for reporting to the national charity regulator.
Urging the Federal Government to be a leader in addressing homelessness issues especially around funding and policy formation is a key challenge for the Board of Homelessness Australia. The Chair of the Board is Pauline Woodbridge who unpacks the issue in this month’s Evolving Chair.
Governments need to engage with the Not for Profit sector to chart a course out of the doldrums that have largely becalmed policy reform over the past three decades, writes policy analyst at ANU, John Butcher.
Ongoing Commonwealth Government processes to reform the Federation and the tax system must be used to improve Australia’s health system, according to sector leaders at a recent Think Tank on Sustainable Funding of Public Hospitals in Brisbane.
Australian Not for Profits should consider the formation of enterprise cooperatives as a viable alternative to the more difficult process of mergers, according to industry experts.
Air New Zealand has proposed that shareholders reinvest their dividends for philanthropic endeavours as part of its ongoing sustainability in a scheme dubbed “gividends”.
In an increasingly volatile political and economic environment, stakeholder engagement is the foundation of organisational performance. Why? Because it’s the key to strengthening reputation, and reducing social risks, writes Leeora Black, Managing Director of the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility.
The introduction of consumer-directed care and funding presents significant challenges for the Not for Profit sector, writes John Picot Technology Advisory with Grant Thornton Australia.
A Queensland charity has become the 12th organisation to lose its status after it was revoked by the national charity regulator.
A Senate Inquiry has slammed the Department of Social Service funding process which saw cuts of $270 million and has recommended that five-year contracts be awarded to service providers to ensure stability.
If external reviewers visited your organisation today, would it still meet accreditation requirements?
Fans of the 127-year-old National Geographic magazine are largely lamenting the loss of it’s Not for Profit status to climate sceptic Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, but it’s not a new development in the science publishing world.
Young leaders may struggle to be taken seriously, but self-awareness, hard work and a level-head are key to becoming a future frontrunner in the NFP field, writes Ivan Brown, General Manager of NFP Success.
Disability advocates have slammed the Abbott Government after it placed an advertisement to replace the board of the agency that runs the National Disability Insurance Scheme without informing the current directors.
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