The controversial manual of mental disorders was released at the weekend and is receiving global attention. Senior Lecturer in Psychology at University of Sydney Paul Rhodes unpacks the classification system in this article from The Conversation.
Just in time for Mother’s Day, it’s been revealed that Australia is the best country in the Southern Hemisphere and tenth in the world, to be a mother, in research by international aid organisation, Save the Children.
Meaningful evidence of impact has eluded impact investors and their investees, according to an analysis by global social purpose development Not for Profit, Keystone Accountability.
Living on the streets can leave children and young people with lifelong mental and physical scars but for a growing number it is a far safer option than staying at home, according to a new Wesley Mission study.
A growing number of Victorian young people are at risk of falling through gaps in services as support agencies and schools struggle to deal with the rise in vulnerable young people, according to a major new report.
Australians are drinking to get drunk in greater numbers and feeling guilty afterwards, but remain overwhelmingly in favour of fixing the collective national hangover, a new Poll has found.
A ground-breaking new Not for Profit study is set to examine every Victorian suicide over a two-year period to try to save the lives of people who may be at risk in the future.
Global poverty is declining and may be eradicated altogether in some countries in the next 20 years, a new study by the University of Oxford has found. This article was first published by The Conversation.
There is a way to go before shared measurement becomes common practice in the charitable sector according to a new UK report by Not for Profit consultant New Philanthropy Capital (NPC).
Victorian children living in out-of-home care are five times more likely to have emotional and behavioural issues and experience higher rates of bullying than other children, according to a new report card by Anglicare Victoria.
Research released by Jesuit Social Services claims vulnerable and disadvantaged Victorian children are being unnecessarily remanded into custody.
New research reveals that Australians living with a disability are still feeling excluded from society, with community attitude still one of the biggest problems they face.
Homeless men experience higher levels of post-traumatic stress disorder than the mainstream male population, including returned servicemen, a new study has found.
Parents with children are increasingly foregoing home ownership, representing an increase in families in rental accommodation, according to new Not for Profit research.
More and more Not for Profits are communicating online but how do they know if they are being effective?
Almost one million Australians are currently suffering from an eating disorder with the social and economic cost to the community estimated at $69.7 billion, according to the Not for Profit Butterfly Foundation.
The demand for social housing in Australia is rising and waiting lists remain long, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
The economy and the rising cost of living are among the top issues concerning young Australians, according to a new Not for Profit youth survey.
One in two women who leave an abusive relationship will return to live with the perpetrator, sometimes returning five or more times, new research has revealed.
Older Australians are living longer and without profound disability, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
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