For Indigenous Australian and CEO of not for profit First Hand Solutions, progress will only come with a major investment in culture and a re-connection to Country. Peter Cooley, a 2016 Pro Bono Australia Impact 25 recipient spoke to Lina Caneva about his work and hopes for young Aboriginal people.
The release of the latest Closing the Gap Report last week has made Peter Cooley determined to work even harder for young Indigenous people and give them skills for life, not just in his home turf …
The speed of technological change, the impact on individuals and the global community and what’s next in the world of fundraising is the focus of this article and the upcoming Pro Bono Australia webinar hosted by Dr Steve Francis from FrontStream AsiaPacific.
Dr Francis is the managing director of FrontStream AsiaPacific and an expert in using technology to fundraise. With a PhD in Anthropology and more than 20 years experience in not for profits, he understands how to help charities optimise their fundraising through digital and …
Dr Nicky Howe is an author, leadership and management coach, and CEO of Southcare, an award winning not-for-profit organisation in Western Australia offering aged and community care services. She is this week’s Changemaker.
Howe has a passion for building the capacity of individuals, organisations and communities.
Over the course of a career spanning three decades she has become a confident leader and experienced senior executive, working across government and not-for-profit sectors in the areas of employment, education, welfare, health, aged care and community services.
Two per cent of the population lives with viral hepatitis, but many are unaware until it’s too late, so a social enterprise is upskilling individuals and organisations to respond to the silent pandemic.
HEPReady is an initiative of Hepatitis Victoria, the peak not-for-profit organisation working across the state for people affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis.
Hepatitis Victoria CEO Melanie Eagle says viral hepatitis is known as the “silent killer”.
“Two per cent of the population live with chronic, viral hepatitis, but many don’t …
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission wants to see secrecy provisions that prevent it from revealing details about charity wrongdoings removed in this year’s review of the ACNC Act.
The ACNC’s second Charity Compliance Report, released Wednesday, said there were many lessons charities could learn from compliance matters and sharing this information would contribute to a “robust, vibrant, independent and innovative sector”.
While the report on ACNC activities from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016 included the names of 28 charities that had their …