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11 February 2016

More targeted, affordable housing across specific regions of Australia is needed to stop the rise in homelessness, a study by community welfare agency, Launch Housing has found.

10 February 2016

Eight out of 10 Australian CEOs have acknowledged in a new report that their top talent want to work with companies with social values that align with their own.

09 February 2016

The number of people who support reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians is on the rise, but racial abuse of first Australians is still rampant, a landmark report has found.

08 February 2016

Australia must develop mentally healthy workplaces “that have positive and supportive attitudes towards mental illness”, a leading charity has said following the release of a landmark report.

02 February 2016

Providing every high school student with access to a free a breakfast, regardless of family income, would drastically improve education and health outcomes for young people, the New South Wales peak youth affairs body has found.

28 January 2016

Australian Not for Profits are among the world’s highest users of online technology for communicating their causes and fundraising, according to a new global report.

27 January 2016

While men comprise 60 per cent of the general workforce they hold 95 per cent of CEO positions in the world’s largest corporations, according to the UN Women’s inaugural HeForShe Corporate Parity report.

27 January 2016

Five Australian companies have been ranked in the top 100 most sustainable businesses in the world, including the big four banks.

21 January 2016

Human-made climate change contributed to making 2015 the hottest year on record globally, according to two new major reports.

21 January 2016

A new report into the changing face of philanthropy and giving trends in the United States predicts that 2016 and 2017 will deliver positive outcomes for Not for Profits, with growth in foundation giving the largest so far.

18 January 2016

The gap between the world’s richest and poorest people has widened in the past year with 62 people now owning as much wealth as half of the global population, and Australia is not immune to the trend, according to a new report.

15 January 2016

Australia’s education system is failing students with disability, directly setting them up for a life of “diminished capacity”, according to a senate report.

13 January 2016

Ending avoidable blindness is an “ideal target” for impact investors looking for measureable social benefit as well as financial return, a report from the Fred Hollows Foundation and UK organisation Social Finance has found.

12 January 2016

Australia’s richest people are the least philanthropic in the world, giving less to charity than those from other countries, according to a new report.

12 January 2016

A survey by female-focussed Not for Profit, 10thousandgirl, shows that more Australian women are thinking about the bigger financial picture for 2016, but lack the discipline and skills to expand their financial planning.

12 January 2016

More than half of the total value of Australia’s charity sector is controlled by just two states, according to figures from the national charity regulator.

11 January 2016

One in three small to medium businesses have employed a person with a disability and 89 per cent believe their organisation has a positive attitude to people with disability in the workplace, a new report has found.

07 January 2016

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has begun collecting data on the country’s charitable giving behaviour, as part of the latest Household Expenditure Survey.

07 January 2016

Not for Profit advocacy group, the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network, is funding research into the accessibility of video on demand sites, including Netflix and Stan, for people with disability.

04 January 2016

A new report by the Center for American Progress has shown that the adoption of work-life balance policies could be a win-win for both employer profits and employees’ economic stability.

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