Governance / Management
Whilst there are many positives and negatives to working in both the corporate and Not for Profit environments, the most significant difference is the level of pragmatism writes Mick Garnett from ReachOut.com by Inspire Foundation.
A former Governor-General of Australia has claimed that the “essential ethos” of the Not for Profit sector could be damaged if the Government enforces too much control over it.
Victoria’s leading experts in family violence will gather to examine what needs to be done to prevent the deaths of women and children due to family violence at a public forum today.
The Red Cross has confirmed that it will shed 500 jobs following the Immigration Department’s slashing of funding for the charity's asylum seeker support service.
The 8th National Homelessness Conference on the Gold Coast this September is set to connect the interwoven and complex pieces of the homelessness puzzle and play a part in the bigger picture of homelessness.
A review of charity merger trends in the UK has found that health and social Not for Profits make up the majority of mergers, with mental health and disability organisations showing high levels of integration activity.
The UK Charity regulator has opened a statutory inquiry into international humanitarian charity Human Aid UK.
Australia’s Not for Profit sector risks disappearing and becoming just another rival business in a privatised service market under the current Federal and State Government reform approaches, a Melbourne academic has warned.
A submission from the Catholic Church’s Truth Justice and Healing Council to the child abuse Royal Commission has called for a mandatory national victims’ redress scheme operated by Government but funded by the institutions responsible for the abuse.
A battle is underway between a small South Australian ice-cream manufacturer and a multinational company, Unilever, to be the cream in between a Not for Profit in need of a major sponsor - Zoos SA.
The national conference on the National Disability Insurance Scheme has allowed for a much more “adult conversation” on the scheme’s rollout, says conference organiser St Laurence Community Services.
The Not for Profit sector has been warned that a review of competition policy in Australia could have a significant effect on the future uniqueness of the social economy - but few organisations are engaging in the review process.
Disability and mental health service providers, Achieve Australia and Break Thru People Solutions, have decided not to amalgamate despite the organisations saying in June it could position the “new” organisation as a national leader in the sector.
In her capacity as Fulbright Professional Scholar in Non-profit Leadership, Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine has made a submission to the Centre for Social Impact's consultation on the Civil Society National Centre for Excellence. She explains why in this latest blog.
After a 50-year stewardship, Helen Macpherson Smith Trust Chairman Darvell Hutchinson will be stepping down from the top board position in November.
Not for Profit boards looking to address the challenges in engaging the next generation can take part in a new Observership Program in 2015 following the success of a two-year pilot.
Melbourne’s Deakin University is launching its 2014 Internship Scheme for International Students (ISIS) offering community-based organisations up to 120 hours of labour support.
Not for Profit organisations including schools, churches and charities are about to be caught up in a little-known accounting standard change, which could put them at risk of breaching the Corporations Act, according to accounting firm William Buck.
A new US report shows that mainstream environmental NGOs and Foundations have made little progress in racially diversifying the “green insiders club”.
After six years in the top job at the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Chief Executive John Colvin is set to depart, but not before reflecting on the organisational successes including bridging the gap between corporate Australia and the Not for Profit sector.
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