Research


18 December 2014

The hope of making enough money to send back to impoverished families can outweigh known risks of child exploitation, a new Not for Profit study has found.

16 December 2014

The Not for Profit community has spoken, delivering Australia’s first Impact 25 - an honour roll of the country’s most influential people, working in and around the social economy.

15 December 2014

Australia is the best country in the world for new graduates to find a job, according to two separate reports.

12 December 2014

Catholic priest’s vow of celibacy may be behind decades of sexual abuse in the Church, according to a landmark report released today.

11 December 2014

The proportion of people who make financial contributions to charity is significantly higher in countries offering tax breaks for giving including Australia, according to an international study.

11 December 2014

There were just 317 adoptions finalised in Australia in 2013-14, a fall of nine per cent from the previous year, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

09 December 2014

Australia’s disability sector is dysfunctional, and transforming it is complicated, arduous and stressful with the National Disability Insurance Scheme currently "immersed in problem-solving", according to a new sector report.

09 December 2014

Funding uncertainty is having an alarming impact on mental health services including job losses and service cutbacks, according to a national survey of Not for Profit mental health agencies.

04 December 2014

Almost half of all Australian Stock Exchange Top 50 (ASX50) companies are failing to articulate the value being created by engaging in issues of sustainability, according to a new report.

04 December 2014

Australians believe child violence is a common, growing and under-reported problem, according to a new study released by World Vision.

03 December 2014

An inaugural global survey of conservation impact investing has revealed a fast-growing market totaling approximately $US23 billion over a five-year period.

02 December 2014

A majority of Canadians say they will be giving to charity over the holiday season, but many are overly concerned that their donation will support overheads, according to a new survey.

02 December 2014

More than 80 per cent of Australians support a legally binding treaty to ban the use of nuclear weapons, according to new research on attitudes towards nuclear weapons released by Australian Red Cross.

01 December 2014

A lack of investment in professional development opportunities for employees means the Not for Profit sector is not having as great an impact as it could, according to a new major report.

01 December 2014

Pro Bono Australia, is again conducting Australia’s largest salary surveys aimed specifically at the Not for Profit sector.

27 November 2014

From current and former Prime Ministers to high profile CEOs and dedicated volunteers, the Not for Profit sector has spoken and nominated a wide range of people for the Inaugural Impact 25.

25 November 2014

Compared with the average Australian, people with disability are over four times more likely to experience reduced social and economic participation, according to research organisation, the Summer Foundation.

25 November 2014

An annual comparison study has revealed that the state of Australia’s social health is deteriorating in seven out of 10 key areas and researchers say Australian donors need to look at better-informed giving to address these issues.

24 November 2014

A majority of Australian workers are connecting both online and offline with their colleagues outside of work, according to a recent survey.

24 November 2014

Australian’s are “donating” $110 billion in free labour to their employers each year, according to a new report that claims the work/life balance is getting worse for more than 40 per cent of workers.

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