Governance / Management


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.

12 March 2015

Charities, churches and Governments will have a chance to outline their positions on compensation to victims of child sexual abuse at an upcoming Royal Commission hearing.

12 March 2015

Three Queensland organisations have lost their charity status following separate investigations by the national charity regulator which found serious breaches of conduct.

11 March 2015

If Australian boards continue to underperform on the issue of gender diversity, the market will have no choice but to resort to Government to introduce quotas to force change, an inaugural International Women’s Day event presented by Associations Forum and Governance Institute of Australia has been told.

10 March 2015

The search for Australia’s outstanding disability enterprise is on with the Federal Government launching its national awards.

05 March 2015

Sponsorship expert Abby Clemence addresses Not for Profit sponsorship seeker questions in an attempt to unravel the complexities involved in assessing the value of sponsorship.

05 March 2015

Consultancy business, Good Foundations in conjunction with professional services firm PwC, is undertaking research to understand how both donors and Not for Profit employees define and measure whether their organisation is ‘well-run’ or not.

03 March 2015

Two leading women in the Not for Profit sector have been named in the Australian Businesswomen’s Network 2015 Hall of Fame announced today.

03 March 2015

The Australian Tax Office has issued a final ruling on two new conditions for Not for Profit organisations to meet for continued tax exemption. Professor Myles McGregor-Lowndes from Queensland’s Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at QUT explains.

25 February 2015

Governance issues need to be more visible in social enterprise debates in Australia, according to a Swinburne University academic who has authored a new study revealing that social enterprise demands a unique form of governance to tackle the tensions that emerge through competing social and financial goals.

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