Research


21 October 2014

A renewed effort and commitment are needed to address the Not for Profit sector’s ‘data deficit’, through initiatives such as the recent Curtin Report, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia.

16 October 2014

Facebook founder and philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have pledged $US25 million to the US Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight the deadly Ebola disease - one of the largest single donations so far.

16 October 2014

Aussie kids are going hungry with 180,000 children relying on food welfare each month and many more thousands being turned away, according to a new Not for Profit report.

14 October 2014

A new Curtin University research project is examining why people choose not to volunteer and how Australia can build a sustainable volunteer sector.

14 October 2014

Think Outcomes is a two-day conference presented by the Centre for Social Impact, the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth and the Social Impact Measurement Network of Australia taking place in Sydney in November.

14 October 2014

A Not for Profit consultancy in the UK has devised a list of techniques that charities can use to improve their transparency after its research found organisations are better at talking transparency than actually being transparent.

14 October 2014

Support provided by social services can act as a “circuit breaker” for young people who have grown up in adversity, a report launched today by the Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove claims.

13 October 2014

Eighty-four per cent of Not for Profit Chief Executives anticipate an increase in demand for their services over the next 12 months, yet are unsure of their ability to meet the demand despite large growth in funding, a new national survey has revealed.

13 October 2014

Legal, social and welfare professionals have one of the most stressful jobs in Australia, along with carers and aid workers, new research has found.

13 October 2014

Bachelor-degree graduates of Australia’s top universities earn about six per cent more over a 40-year career than graduates of Australia’s other universities, a new Grattan Institute report reveals.

09 October 2014

Outer suburban and regional electorates are home to some of the most rent stressed households in Victoria and $200 million investment in social housing and new housing is needed every year to fix the problem, according to a new analysis of ABS figures.

07 October 2014

One in five Australians are potentially being overlooked for job opportunities due to the ‘fear factor’ in hiring people who have a mental illness, according to new Not for Profit research.

07 October 2014

There is new evidence that Australians are exhibiting a strong attachment and commitment to kindness as a moral value, according to University of Tasmania Researchers Nicholas Hookway and Daphne Habibis in an article first published in The Conversation.

07 October 2014

Homophobia and inadequate social support are contributing to high rates of mental health problems and alcohol use among lesbian and bisexual women, a University of Melbourne study has found.

02 October 2014

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

02 October 2014

Australians who are among the most socially and economically disadvantaged have poorer housing outcomes, even with support from homelessness agencies, a Government report has found.

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.

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