Governance / Management
The integration of diverse skills and functions to bring about community diversity has been one of the big challenges facing Dr Colin Benjamin the Chair of arts Not for Profit Cultural Infusion. He discusses the issues in this latest Evolving Chair series.
Consumer data protection and privacy has been hailed as the next major priority for corporate citizenship programs in a new report.
Celia Hodson, CEO of the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) Australia reviews the out-takes of a recent panel discussion outlining the key challenges faced during the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Doug Taylor, Executive Director and CEO of United Way Australia, draws on the experiences of Fairfax Media and his own organisation to reflect on the lessons to be shared between the corporate and Not for Profit sectors when it comes to organisational transformation.
The peak body for communications consumers in Australia, the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), has launched an online Hardship Portal – offering resources to assist people through tough economic times.
Mental health charity SANE Australia says a newly released strategic plan for mental health in New South Wales should be adopted on a national level.
Community organisations have welcomed a move by energy provider AGL Energy to commit $6m to provide greater support for vulnerable energy customers.
After being CEO of the Muslim Women Association for the past 14 years, Maha Abdo has learned how to fight for the rights of the members of her community. Abdo is this week’s Changemaker. She spoke to Xavier Smerdon.
Catholic priest’s vow of celibacy may be behind decades of sexual abuse in the Church, according to a landmark report released today.
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has developed a constitution template to assist small charitable companies limited by guarantee.
A small animal rescue Not for Profit in Western Australia is taking on the flying kangaroo in a social media battle to reverse a 400 percent price hike in freight charges to move rescued animals to safe havens around the state.
Another 400 charities are in danger of losing their status with the national charity regulator for failing to make contact with them.
The CEO of community development Not for Profit organisation United Way Australia, Doug Taylor, has resigned.
As the Pastor and CEO at the Wayside Chapel in Sydney’s Kings Cross, Reverend Graham Long has spent his life making connections with other people. Rev Long is this week’s Changemaker. He spoke with Xavier Smerdon.
With changes in legislation, pressure from the commercial sector and expanding demands from the community sector, Not for Profits are coming under intense pressure to review and renew their organisational processes and frameworks, writes project management expert Ed Jeffers.
A survey of Australia’s community service workers has found that 80 per cent of frontline agencies are unable to meet current levels of demand with the resources they have.
An organisation is only as good as the people it keeps, writes Lali Wiratunga, National Marketing Manager, Social Sector Banking at Westpac who offers his tips on how Not for Profits can put people at the centre of their performance strategy.
An Australian Not for Profit that was established by the wife of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke, Hazel Hawke, has warned that it may have to close its doors after 26 years because of Federal funding uncertainty.
‘Deficient’ leadership is the consequence of a fast growing social sector coupled with underinvestment in leadership development, according to a new report.
Global aid agency Oxfam has welcomed progress by two of the big four banks Westpac and NAB on the issue of land grabs, with both financial institutions releasing new policies on the financing of agribusiness and improper land acquisitions.
Top News This Week