Governance / Management

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.

26 March 2015

Should Not for Profit enterprises pay fees to board members? Three industry leaders share their views in this Feature first published in Company Director.

26 March 2015

Looking for a sponsorship or partnership arrangement in 2015? Then take the time to get to know what that company wants before delivering your next Not for Profit proposal, writes sponsorship expert Abby Clemence.

25 March 2015

Six CEOs share their advice for ensuring success in executive-level transitions between the commercial and social purpose sectors, in this interview first published in the SVA Consulting Quarterly and written by Elise Sernik, Leadership Space and Melissa Macpherson, People for Purpose.

25 March 2015

Governments, especially conservative leaning ones, are failing to match the progress of the ASX100 in addressing gender diversity, according to Directors of Women on Boards, in recently releasing their index measuring board diversity.

25 March 2015

We could soon see larger and more influential companies stepping into the B Corp space but some barriers must be overcome for that to happen, says James Meldrum, co-founder of the first Australian food business to be certified as a B Corp, Whole Kids.

24 March 2015

As the Chairman of Variety, Richard Symon loves making a difference in the lives of sick and disadvantaged children. In this month’s Evolving Chair column he shares his tips for running an effective Board.

24 March 2015

In October 2014, the Australian Institute of Company Directors released the 2014 NFP Governance and Performance Study. To explore the Study results further the AICD hosted a panel discussion to consider the key findings.

16 March 2015

A major telecommunications company has announced that it will become one of the first organisations in the world to introduce a mandatory minimum global maternity policy.

13 March 2015

The Abbott Government has extended funding worth more than $47 million to disability organisations throughout Australia, allowing them to operate until at least 30 June 2016.

12 March 2015

An inaugural benchmarking survey says there is a need for Not for Profit organisations to develop alternate means of financing and social enterprise in the light of changed funding policies.

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