Governance / Management
The Australian Human Rights Commission is developing a national database of programs and services that assist people with disability in the criminal justice system.
Policy consultant and NFP leader, Moira Deslandes offers a salutary tale of the accidental charity board Chairman.
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).
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.
A UK-based Accountancy body has published the first international study into financial reporting for Not for Profit organisations, including Australia.
Not for Profit leaders, academics, practitioners and policy makers need to come together to cultivate innovative new ways to ensure child safety, writes Dr Sarah Wise from the Berry Street Childhood Institute.
Just 28 per cent of Australian and New Zealand Not for Profits believe fraud is a direct threat to their organisation, despite the majority seeing it as an inherent sector-wide problem, according to the results of the 2014 BDO Not for Profit Fraud Survey.
The Federal Government’s plans to expand the work-for-the-dole scheme promises plenty of debate about volunteer rights and responsibilities. It’s timely to remember that investing in volunteers is not just about funding, but best practice, writes Ansvar Acting CEO Deirdre Blythe.
The workplace plays a vital role in creating a suicide safe community, according to a new position statement released by Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA).
It’s Dateline July 1 2021. Policy consultant and NFP leader, Moira Deslandes takes a look back at a list of the Top 10 decisions from the future that helped Not for Profits survive in 2014.
Everyone everywhere has the responsibility of inclusion, which means you and me in our day-to-day lives, as well as our communities and the organisations we work within, writes Disability Employment Australia CEO Lynette May.
High-powered union boss Paul Howes is to join the board of depression Not for Profit, beyondblue on the invitation of former Victorian Liberal Premier Jeff Kennett.
The successful prosecution of a former CEO of an Aboriginal medical service for embezzling funds has been applauded by the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre (AILC).
Becoming a disability confident organisation means embracing inclusion, writes Disability Employment Australia CEO Lynette May.
Two of Victoria’s major emergency services agencies — the Country Fire Authority and the State Emergency Service - have come under fire from the State’s Auditor General over their handling of volunteers.
A new tool to help smaller charities and faith-based organisations decide on their asset allocation when investing has been produced by an ethical funds manager.
Australia’s new privacy laws start on March 12 and will apply to Not for Profit organisations, Government agencies and private sector businesses covered by the Privacy Act 1988.
The time is right for healthy Not for Profits to think about mergers and acquisitions, not just Not for Profits “dying in a ditch”, said Foundation for Young Australians Chief Executive Officer Jan Owen at a social sector breakfast debate in Melbourne.
Westpac Social Sector Banking speaks with 2013 Community Leaders Awards finalist Dr Dimity Dornan AM, Executive Director and Founder of Hear and Say about her insights into Not for Profits.
A chance meeting between a Not for Profit Chief Executive Officer and a young entrepreneur has led to the creation of a program that aims to develop the social sector’s next crop of governance leaders.
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