Research


29 July 2014

New research in the UK reveals that charity websites are failing to maximise the opportunity for online donations.

28 July 2014

Victoria Legal Aid has thrown its support behind the Australian Human Rights Commission recommendations to improve legal protections for pregnant women at work and help them take up their legal rights.

24 July 2014

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.

22 July 2014

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.

22 July 2014

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.

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

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.

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.

17 July 2014

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.

17 July 2014

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.

17 July 2014

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.

17 July 2014

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.

16 July 2014

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.

16 July 2014

Women’s odds of successfully getting crowdfunded are superior to those of men, according to new research.

15 July 2014

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.

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.

10 July 2014

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.

10 July 2014

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.

10 July 2014

Young Australians from disadvantaged backgrounds are behind the pack on financial literacy compared to other countries, according to an international study.

08 July 2014

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.

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