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Doug Taylor is the deputy executive director at Uniting NSW and ACT.

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It’s time to re-think the marketisation of human services

Opinion

Tom McClean, Tuesday, 16th March 2021 -  For the last 30 years there has been a bi-partisan belief in the virtue of markets as a force for good for people. But there is now strong evidence to suggest such a wholesale approach is flawed, write Doug Taylor and Dr Tom McClean.

Social impact bonds: What’s the secret sauce to making them work and are they worth the effort?

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 11th February 2021 -  Uniting NSW and ACT launched its second bond this week. Deputy CEO Doug Taylor shares the inside story from the perspective of a practitioner organisation.

Answering the one question that will transform your leadership in 2021

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Monday, 1st February 2021 -  If you want to have a stronger focus on impact as a leader, there are a few simple practices to consider, writes Doug Taylor, who explains how he found inspiration in the ancient wisdom of Stoicism.

TikTok and organisational innovation during COVID-19

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Wednesday, 17th June 2020 -  Doug Taylor shares three important lessons that Uniting has learnt about innovating rapidly in response to a crisis.

Our community is only as strong as those who are struggling the most

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Tuesday, 17th March 2020 -  In times like these we must remember the vulnerable, especially those who are homeless, writes Doug Taylor, director of mission, communities and social impact at Uniting.

Predictions for 2020: Community services

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Tuesday, 18th February 2020 -  A report released in the latter part of last year could lead to a tipping point of sorts for the not-for-profit sector in 2020, as the implications of this start to play out and we ask questions more critical about the pros and cons of markets in human services, writes Doug Taylor.

What do the royal commissions reveal about us as a society?

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 21st November 2019 -  After three royal commissions into vulnerable people it is time we look at what needs to change and who is responsible for making those changes, writes Doug Taylor, deputy executive director of Uniting NSW and ACT.

The Four Big Myths of Not for Profit Growth Strategies

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 23rd August 2018 -  Uniting NSW and ACT group executive Doug Taylor runs through four of the biggest myths when it comes to growth strategies in the not-for-profit sector.

Market Approach To NDIS Could See People Fall Through the Gaps

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Wednesday, 8th August 2018 -  The market approach to providing social services seen under the National Disability Insurance Scheme can lead to people falling through the gaps, without the opportunity to access services to help them step out of the cycle of disadvantage, writes Uniting NSW and ACT group executive Doug Taylor.

Business, Truth, Trust and The Common Good

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Tuesday, 26th June 2018 -  Business has an important role to play and it’s bigger than just creating profit and creating shareholder returns, writes Doug Taylor, group executive, Uniting NSW and ACT.

The Three Essentials for Driving Innovation in Your Not for Profit

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 17th May 2018 -  Innovation is critical for the not-for-profit sector in Australia, writes Doug Taylor, group executive, Uniting NSW and ACT, as he offers three practical tips to drive innovation.

Three Questions That Will Ensure Your Not For Profit Survives

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Wednesday, 13th December 2017 -  There are three questions that a not-for-profit board should address to be confident it will survive into the future, writes Doug Taylor, a director at welfare provider Uniting.
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