Governance / Management

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.

27 April 2015

The agency responsible for implementing the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been voted as one of the most attractive places to work in Australia.

27 April 2015

Mental health organisation SANE Australia has called for a five year coordinated national campaign to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness, particularly in the workplace.

23 April 2015

An Queensland organisation has been funded by the Department of Social Services to deliver volunteer services to Tasmania instead of the long-standing local peak body, the Senate inquiry into the Government’s welfare tender process has been told.

23 April 2015

Smart recruitment and a strong strategic plan are the hallmarks of a successful Not for Profit board, says Joanna Andrew in this month’s featured Evolving Chair.

22 April 2015

Craft marketplace and B Corporation Etsy has made its Wall Street debut, with the company’s CEO maintaining its values will not be compromised by going public to investors.

22 April 2015

Almost two years after the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which saw over 1,100 workers lose their lives, a new Australian fashion industry report reveals that fashion brands aren’t doing enough to protect workers in their international supply chains.

22 April 2015

A spontaneous social media stunt by a high-profile Australian social enterprise has snowballed, culminating in the campaign reaching Virgin CEO Richard Branson and millions of consumers.

21 April 2015

Not for Profit peak bodies and leading welfare organisations fronted a Senate Inquiry in Canberra today venting their anger and frustration over the Department of Social Services’ so called “open tender” process in which just 15 per cent of applications for funding were successful.

20 April 2015

As the father of a child with autism and the founder of an autism organisation, Dr James Morton has built a reputation as a tireless worker for the community. A recent recipient of an Order of Australia medal, Dr Morton is this week’s Changemaker.

17 April 2015

The Australian charity regulator has announced that non-Government schools will no longer need to provide it with any financial information.

14 April 2015

The national charity regulator has warned 6,000 ‘double defaulter’ charities that they are at risk of losing registration and access to Commonwealth charity tax concessions for failing to meet their reporting obligations for two consecutive years.

14 April 2015

ANZ has announced that it has acquired Shout for Good Pty Ltd, a company which has developed a digital fundraising platform that enables people to donate money to over 150 charities.

09 April 2015

Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon has called on the national charity regulator to urgently investigate the operations of the Church of Scientology in Australia.

09 April 2015

Do charity campaigns inspire people to act and are men better at ‘giving’? Well apparently not, according to two new research reports from the UK.

07 April 2015

Welfare Not for Profit, Melbourne City Mission, is to launch a unique social enterprise aimed at delivering cultural diversity training and consulting services to business, Government and community organisations.

02 April 2015

The national charity regulator, the ACNC, has issued a warning after a new report revealed that some Australian-based charities and Not for Profits have been exploited by terrorist groups to raise money to fund their activities.

01 April 2015

Philanthropy Australia has appointed Sarah Davies as CEO of the organisation following the departure of Louise Walsh.

31 March 2015

The national charity regulator, the ACNC, has revoked another 1373 charities for not meeting their reporting requirements.

31 March 2015

Australia’s payday lending industry has been urged to get on the front foot and take steps to show it is committed to responsible lending in the wake of a damning ABC Four Corners investigation.

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