Innovation


31 July 2014

In celebration of its 100th year, the Australian Red Cross has released a comprehensive retelling of its history in the book - The Power of Humanity, 100 years of Australian Red Cross 1914-2014, as Freyla Ferguson reports.

31 July 2014

A Not for Profit initiative designed to help kick-start new Australian businesses, called Start Up Australia, has launched to provide skills for budding entrepreneurs.

29 July 2014

Australia’s "unclaimed monies" should be used to create a capital fund to support investments in the Not for Profit sector, a submission to the Federal Government says.

25 July 2014

The Australian Centre for Social Innovation has launched the inaugural Innovation in Ageing Challenge in partnership with South Australia's Office for the Ageing offering $100,000 in funding for projects that improve the lives of older people living in South Australia.

24 July 2014

A corporate, government and Not for Profit partnership will result in the world’s largest nature discovery project, Bush Blitz, being ramped up to broaden the search for Australia’s least known plant and animal species.

22 July 2014

Disability support organisation Lifestart has unveiled a collaborative online support platform called Online Inclusion (Oi) to provide a national information hub on disability.

22 July 2014

The architect of the proposed new National Centre for Excellence, the Centre for Social Impact, has revealed its three recommended operating models as part of its mid-project report, along with the results of a sector survey into the possible activities of the Centre.

22 July 2014

The wish for collaboration rarely sees translation into reality writes, Geoff Aigner, Director of Social Leadership Australia at The Benevolent Society, which is co-host of Collective Impact 2014 in Melbourne.

22 July 2014

UnitingCare lifeAssist has launched a new website in a bid to make it easier for people trying to navigate their way through community service options.

17 July 2014

Global software provider for member and donor-based Not for Profits, Advanced Solutions International (ASI), is offering free live webcasts for small staff associations to take a closer look at its game-changing cloud-based iMIS 20-100 Engagement Management System (EMS).

17 July 2014

An examination of national Not for Profit school breakfast program has put a dollar value on the social impact the program has delivered.

16 July 2014

The role of public exposure in the development of social enterprises and Not for Profits cannot be underestimated, according to STREAT CEO Rebecca Scott.

15 July 2014

Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years, according to an Oxfam Australia report that urges G20 leaders meeting in Australia in November to tackle gender inequality.

15 July 2014

In this latest Blog, Not for Profit Fulbright Scholar, Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine writes a chance to dance on Broadway delivers insights into exemplar Not for Profit activity where program partners and supporters are key.

15 July 2014

A free online service has been created to help charities and Not for Profits in NSW and Victoria get support to navigate through the legal landscape as the sector faces major changes including the proposed abolition of the ACNC.

09 July 2014

Rolling out the National Disability Insurance Scheme too fast risks driving up costs through inflation, the chairman of the board of the National Disability Insurance Agency, Dr Bruce Bonyhady has told the National Press Club in Canberra.

02 July 2014

As the global trend for corporate prize winning competitions to drive innovation increases, a new US report offers guidance for the public sector, Not for Profits and philanthropic foundations on cultivating the winning opportunities.

02 July 2014

Focussed on raising impact investment capital and magnifying Social Enterprise impact across Asia Pacific, Singapore-based Social Enterprises Impact Investment Exchange (Asia) (IIX) and Shujog hosted the sixth annual Impact Forum on June 12-13, which took place simultaneously in Paris and Singapore.

01 July 2014

Global online technology giant Google is offering Australian Not for Profits a share in $2 million in grants to turn their technology-driven ideas into reality.

01 July 2014

Identifying ways to expand social marketing’s reach beyond individual level interventions is a major challenge facing social marketers, writes Dr Fiona Newton, from the Department of Marketing at the Monash Business School.

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