Governance / Management
Investor owned bank, bankmecu will change its name in August to Bank Australia, in a move the original credit union describes as a “purpose led” transformation.
South Australian-based Narisha Cash is a proud Aboriginal woman who has dedicated her life to sharing her culture through art. Cash is this week’s Changemaker. She spoke to journalist Xavier Smerdon.
Seeing firsthand the impact Assistance Dogs have on the lives of people with disabilities and their families keeps Sydney corporate lawyer Rowan McDonald an engaged board chairman. McDonald is featured in this month’s Evolving Chair.
The Commissioner of Australia’s national charity regulator has warned that over the next five years the Not for Profit sector will face major challenges in the areas of income, performance measurement and efficiency.
A Parliamentary Inquiry into the advocacy undertaken by environmental organisations poses little threat to their charity status, a leading voice in the Not for Profit sector has claimed.
A new discussion paper on inclusive prosperity by the left-leaning Chifley Research Institute has argued that rising inequality is a threat to Australia’s future growth prospects.
Researchers have developed a new tool to help employers create safer workplaces by better preventing injury and illness.
Australian humanitarian aid organisations affected by Government cutbacks are being forced to appeal to other foreign donor countries to carry on aid projects in Africa.
Two of Melbourne’s largest housing and homelessness Not for Profit services, HomeGround Services and Hanover, have merged to form Launch Housing.
More than 5,000 Australian charities will receive a “red mark” next to their name at the end of this month for failing to meet their reporting obligations.
Students from Swinburne University of Technology will gain real life experience in philanthropy and grant-making by determining how to allocate $10,000 as part of the University’s Master of Social Investment and Philanthropy.
Australian Law firm Clayton Utz has reached a milestone of 500,000 hours of pro bono legal, becoming the first firm outside of the USA to do so.
A legal toolkit has been developed to assist charities and Not for Profit organisations in undertaking a merger.
A peak body representing more than 70 Not for Profit sporting organisations in the ACT is winding up after 30 years.
Nine new charities are being registered on average every day in Australia, according to new figures from the national charity regulator.
Applications are now open for the annual Sydney Leadership program, an intensive learning experience for inspirational and driven Australians responsible for delivering social impact.
Prominent Not for Profits have joined the Workplace Giving Month campaign, expanding the program industry-wide and driving a 36 per cent spike in participation.
A blind woman in NSW is suing the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for failing to provide audio description as part of its regular TV programming.
Few people hold more responsibility for the future of the Not for Profit sector in Australia than ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM. Pascoe is this week’s Changemaker.
Not for Profits need to think more about a ‘Community of Governance’ and not just the sole responsibility for Governance laying with the Board of Directors, writes Doug Taylor from UnitingCare NSW & ACT in his final Blog in a series on how Not For Profits can stop being ‘hollowed out’ by Government.
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