A Not for Profit study of Australians who have attempted suicide found many made the attempt feeling they were “a burden” and believed their family and friends would be “better off” without them.
As the Commonwealth Games get under way in Glasgow, new research highlights that the modern Commonwealth of Nations is home to some of the most homophobic countries in the world.
For the second year running, Guide Dogs has been voted Australia’s Most Trusted Charity in the annual Australian Reader’s Digest Magazine’s Most Trusted Brand poll.
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.
Charities need to adopt a uniform approach to reporting fundraising income if their annual reports are to avoid confusing the public, a new QUT report has found.
An examination of national Not for Profit school breakfast program has put a dollar value on the social impact the program has delivered.
The Federal Government has moved one step closer towards Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples with the release of an interim report from a Senate Joint Select Committee.
Australia is losing its trees, according to new research conducted by University of Technology, Sydney on behalf of a collaboration of community groups, businesses and governments.
Less than half of Australia’s new migrants believe their life would be “much improved” by their move to the ‘lucky country’, according to results of a survey of attitudes by migrant and refugee settlement agency AMES.
Making a positive impact on society through thoughtful investments of time, money, or expertise ranks highly among the world’s wealthiest according to a new global report.
Fifty-five per cent of global online consumers across 60 countries say they are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact, according to a new study by Nielsen.
Women’s odds of successfully getting crowdfunded are superior to those of men, according to new research.
The Victorian Government should urgently reinstate mental health funding to housing and homelessness agencies in Melbourne, according to homelessness services Not for Profit Homeground, following reports of a significant increase in the number of people sleeping rough in the city.
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.
Child asylum seekers are more likely than their adult counterparts to be held in a locked detention facility than in community alternatives, an analysis of immigration detention statistics by the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) has shown.
Welfare Not for Profit Anglicare Australia will present new research on the needs of long-term unemployed to the first Roundtable on the Interim Report on Welfare Reform at the Department of Social Services in Canberra on Friday.
Young Australians from disadvantaged backgrounds are behind the pack on financial literacy compared to other countries, according to an international study.
The latest research from The Australia Institute reveals how inequality between those with the most and those with the least is rising in Australia, with the richest seven individuals holding more wealth than 1.73 million households in the bottom 20 per cent.
The number of Australians accessing disability support services has grown by 12 per cent since 2008-09, with about 312,539 people accessing services in 2012-2013, a recent report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has shown.
The UK public’s trust in its charities has dropped for the first time since 2011, new data has revealed.
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