Research


23 April 2015

New Australian research is set to investigate the extent to which Not for Profit organisations currently record and report on their volunteer-contributed services.

23 April 2015

An Australian Insurance company is investing $1 million towards a new grants initiative for Not for Profits as new research it commissioned shows that more than 75 per cent of Australians underestimate the number of children in need of welfare.

22 April 2015

Almost two years after the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which saw over 1,100 workers lose their lives, a new Australian fashion industry report reveals that fashion brands aren’t doing enough to protect workers in their international supply chains.

22 April 2015

Prominent royal adviser in the UK and international CSR campaigner Dame Julia Cleverdon had a whirlwind trip to Australia recently, advocating for greater leadership and community engagement on the part of business. Journalist Nadia Boyce caught up with her during her visit.

22 April 2015

Ten Australian companies have been listed as being ‘Best for the World’ based on their contributions to the community, their workers and the environment.

21 April 2015

Australia’s social economy hub, Pro Bono Australia, has partnered with international tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton to investigate financial literacy in Australia’s Not for Profit sector.

21 April 2015

More than a million Aussies are living in poverty according to a new report by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, CEDA, which has described the findings as a “disgrace”.

21 April 2015

You have a better chance of raising money for a worthy cause if you are an attractive woman, according to new research by two UK universities.

21 April 2015

Around 3,000 Indigenous Australians die prematurely each year, resulting in almost 100,000 years of life lost, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

20 April 2015

Australia’s unemployment rate has unexpectedly fallen to 6.1 per cent, with the dollar receiving a boost on the back of the jobs news.

16 April 2015

Almost a quarter of all American teenagers go online “almost constantly,” facilitated by the widespread availability of smartphones, according to a new national Not for Profit survey.

14 April 2015

Community leaders are far more highly thought of than other Australian leaders in the areas of trust, competence and public interest, with political leaders at the bottom of the trust ranking, a major new study by the Swinburne Leadership Institute has found.

13 April 2015

The Australian Institute of Company Directors is calling for all business boards to ensure that at least 30 per cent of their directors are female.

13 April 2015

Gay men in Australia earn around 20 per cent less than their heterosexual counterparts while lesbians make at least 33 per cent more than heterosexual women, a new report produced jointly by the University of Melbourne and San Diego State University has found.

09 April 2015

Do charity campaigns inspire people to act and are men better at ‘giving’? Well apparently not, according to two new research reports from the UK.

09 April 2015

Australians spent over $20 billion on technology hardware, digital streaming services and internet and phone plans in the last 12 months - but for one third of Australians the cost was an unexpected burden, according to a new report.

07 April 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Women CEOs in Australia’s largest Not for Profit organisations are matching and often outdoing the salaries of their male counterparts, bucking the trend of the business sector, according to the latest national Salary Survey by social economy hub, Pro Bono Australia.

07 April 2015

A new analysis of a survey funded by national mental health organisation, beyondblue and the Movember Foundation, has found strong links between psychological distress and drug use among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Australians.

02 April 2015

The national charity regulator, the ACNC, has issued a warning after a new report revealed that some Australian-based charities and Not for Profits have been exploited by terrorist groups to raise money to fund their activities.

31 March 2015

Mental health Not for Profit beyondblue has relaunched a campaign aimed at stamping out discrimination against gay and lesbian people after a new study found Australian teenage boys were engaging in homophobia at an alarming rate.

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