Governance / Management
Australian Red Cross has revealed who will be taking on the job of CEO, almost five months after the resignation of Robert Tickner resigned from the top job.
Cricket legend Shane Warne has taken to Facebook to hit back at claims his Foundation is being investigated by Consumer Affairs Victoria over accounting issues.
One of the largest providers of aged care services in New South Wales and the ACT has rebranded in a bid to take on a greater public advocacy role on some of Australia’s most challenging social issues.
Known for a passionate 2013 speech calling for gender equality in the Australian Army, Retired Lieutenant General David Morrison has taken on the role of Chair of the Diversity Council of Australia. In this month’s Evolving Chair he talks about the need for businesses and Not for Profits to increase the diversity of their workforces.
As the Not for Profit sector debates the call for charity mergers, co-operative and mutual enterprises should not be forgotten as a viable alternative, writes Gillian McFee, Chair of the Australian Public Service Mutuals Task Force.
A third of Australian Not for Profits have discussed a possible merger with another organisation in the past year, according to a research released by the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
The role of advocacy, sector collaboration and improving the method of government funding agreements are the top priorities for Australia’s Not for Profit sector, according to the 2015 national survey by Pro Bono Australia.
Kath Snell has a unique insight into her Not for Profit organisation, having risen the ranks from volunteer to CEO in eight years. Snell is this week’s Changemaker. She spoke to Xavier Smerdon.
For the first time the national charity regulator has released a guide for charities on managing conflicts of interest.
If charities can make a greater impact by combining forces, it’s a smart decision. But that doesn’t mean lots of NFPs won’t survive on their own. It just means each must be able to clearly articulate their unique values, mission and personality, writes Strategy Director of digital consultancy at ntegrity, Tony Lee.
World Vision Australia will cut 89 jobs and overhaul its fundraising and administration operations in a bid to survive a weak Australian dollar and changing aid market.
The recent call for charities to merge or shut down by David Crosbie, CEO of the Community Council for Australia, has come at a tipping point for the Not for Profit sector, writes Kevin Robbie, CEO of United Way Australia.
The Turnbull Government has launched an online toolkit for frontline workers to help them better recognise the signs of sexual assault, domestic violence and enable them to respond well.
Despite a life working in the Not for Profit sector and helping children in need, Jayne Meyer Tucker considers stepping down as CEO as one of the most important things she has done. She spoke to Xavier Smerdon.
The national charity regulator has revoked the charity status of 169 organisations that are assumed to be inactive.
There has been a mixed reaction from the charity and Not for Profit sector to calls for hundreds of organisations to “put their egos aside” and merge or shut down altogether.
The Not for Profit sector is facing an efficiency dilemma and hundreds of charities should merge or disappear altogether because too many of them are wasting valuable resources competing with each other, the Community Council for Australia has warned.
As the CEO of an organisation that has giving and recycling at its core, Jessica Macpherson loves making a difference in the quality of life for the families throughout Victoria. Macpherson is this week’s Changemaker.
Sporting legend Steve Waugh has warned other high-profile Australians that setting up a charity or foundation is harder than it looks and not to enter the process lightly.
Keeping the skills-set of an engaged Board and driving change in the climate change arena are the key challenges for the Chair of the Board at the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, Renee Carr who is this month’s featured Evolving Chair.
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