Governance / Management

24 April 2014

More than 4000 charities across Australia have gone missing - failing to make contact with the charity regulator, the ACNC, since it began registering charities in December 2012.

22 April 2014

The latest review of complaint investigations by the Australian charity regulator reveals that some Not for Profit boards have “fallen asleep at the wheel” or engaged in wilful or deliberate wrongdoing, while Governance is an area of concern for new charities.

17 April 2014

Embracing commercial best practices can take Not for Profits from good to great, writes Westpac Social Sector Banking’s National Marketing Manager Lali Wiratunga.

17 April 2014

Research for the Australian Institute of Company Directors has shown that the vast majority of directors who serve on Not for Profit (NFP) boards do so voluntarily, showing a deep commitment to the mission of their organisations.

15 April 2014

Creating Community Impact is achievable with some hard work, writes Executive Director and CEO of United Way Australia, Doug Taylor.

15 April 2014

The Government is in a good position to deliver the National Disability Insurance Scheme effectively, despite many doubters claiming it will run late, cost more than expected and deliver less than promised, claims an industry expert.

10 April 2014

International charity experts in Melbourne and Sydney this week have praised Australia’s ill-fated national charity regulator, the ACNC, for its strong reputation in the sector and high compliance rates.

09 April 2014

The corporate community investment by Australian companies is falling shy of their international counterparts, figures from a global benchmarking program reveal.

09 April 2014

Despite the natural appeal of impact investment to charitable trusts and foundations, few have embraced the practice, challenged by the misperceptions that investing for impact necessitates an appetite for high risk or a financial trade-off, new research suggests.

09 April 2014

All Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed companies will be required to disclose their environmental, social and economic risks or explain why they haven’t under revised Corporate Governance Guidelines.

03 April 2014

A Western Australian company that profited from used-clothing bins by alleging to help poor African children has agreed to donate $100,000 to charity and make a public apology.

01 April 2014

Creating and distributing compelling content that informs, educates, and tells your story can encourage supporters to take action, says Lali Wiratunga, National Marketing Manager with Westpac Social Sector Banking.

01 April 2014

To survive, Not for Profits need to maximise funding while maintaining financial integrity, says bookkeeping practice Successful Alliances.

27 March 2014

A new Australian organisation has been set up to provide Not for Profit CEOs with one-on-one mentoring opportunities with successful corporate leaders, including board members from some of the top 100 ASX companies.

12 March 2014

The number of women on Australian corporate boards has more than doubled over the past four years, figures from the Australian Institute of Company Directors have revealed.

11 March 2014

New research has revealed that a third of the UK public says its views towards charities have become more positive in the last three years, compared with a quarter who are now more negative.

06 March 2014

The Australian Human Rights Commission is developing a national database of programs and services that assist people with disability in the criminal justice system.

04 March 2014

Policy consultant and NFP leader, Moira Deslandes offers a salutary tale of the accidental charity board Chairman.

04 March 2014

A month-long campaign planned for March with the theme of ‘Unleashing Your Potential’, Westpac’s Diversity and Flexibility team is encouraging all organisations to recognise the opportunity to enhance gender equity in the workplace as part of International Women’s Day (IWD).

27 February 2014

Managing Director of Spark Strategy, George Liacos, discusses cross sectoral partnerships, their ability to drive greater social change and influence business models, following his recent collaboration with the Young and Well CRC to produce the white paper: Together We Do Better: Perspectives on Partnerships.

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