Research


01 October 2014

Older people are better off living in Albania than Australia when it comes to their incomes, a new global report has revealed.

01 October 2014

The national charity regulator, the ACNC, has come out fighting for its future releasing a new report that shows Commonwealth funding agreement obligations are imposing a greater burden on charities than legislative obligations.

30 September 2014

A Not for Profit review of the Queensland Government’s poker machine ‘red tape reduction’ initiative has found that the plan increases gambling revenue and is a threat to vulnerable pokie victims and any future reform.

30 September 2014

The Abbott Government’s proposed changes to youth payments violate Australia’s human rights obligations, a bipartisan Parliamentary report has found.

30 September 2014

Only 14 per cent of Australians die at home, despite 70 per cent of them wanting to, and dying is more institutionalised in Australia than in most other countries, according to a new report by the Grattan Institute.

25 September 2014

Peak NFP Cancer Council Australia has welcomed an audit report of Australian cancer research funding showing the nation’s overall investment has doubled over the past eight years - findings it says reflect the importance of the Not for Profit sector.

24 September 2014

A ground-breaking report commissioned by the national charity regulator, which reveals a complex Not for Profit sector that has grown by two per cent annually, has delivered a warning that the sector’s diversity should not be ignored by policy makers.

24 September 2014

A report looking at the emergence of "social enterprises" in Australia has found a strong trend towards greater commercialisation among organisations that would traditionally have operated as Not for Profits.

24 September 2014

Both NGOs and businesses are beginning to understand the greater value that strategic long-term partnerships can bring to address mission-focused objectives, a new Barometer Report reveals.

24 September 2014

The recent global launch of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce report shows Australia as having the foundations for a thriving, world-leading impact investment sector, writes Australia’s Taskforce representative, Rosemary Addis.

24 September 2014

Two of the most established social impact organisations will join forces to create the largest international social value network in the world.

24 September 2014

A social impact study conducted by one of Australia’s major professional accounting bodies has revealed a high level of skilled professional volunteering in the industry.

18 September 2014

Whilst there are many positives and negatives to working in both the corporate and Not for Profit environments, the most significant difference is the level of pragmatism writes Mick Garnett from ReachOut.com by Inspire Foundation.

18 September 2014

A Not for Profit report reveals a growing problem of hoarding and squalor that could cost Australia $1.8 billion for just minimal intervention and up to 20 times that without early intervention.

18 September 2014

A free app designed for people with disability to help them navigate around museums, art galleries and cultural venues has won a major award in the ACCAN and Australian Human Rights Commission Apps For All Challenge.

17 September 2014

There is clear potential for a vibrant, dynamic, and informed impact investment market in Australia with the possibility of A$10 billion in impact assets under management within the next five years, a new report reveals.

11 September 2014

Continuing to work while suffering a depressive illness could help employees to better manage their depression more than taking sick leave, a new study has found.

10 September 2014

The alignment of corporate community investments to specific causes, issues and themes has become best practice in the corporate investment world, according to a new white paper.

08 September 2014

A new Australian study shows that workers in health and community services, including aged and disability care, have only a moderate safety consciousness despite having the highest number of workplace injury claims of all industries.

02 September 2014

A five per cent increase in the employment of Australians over the age of 55 would add $48 billion to the national economy, the people behind a new human rights campaign have claimed.

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