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Australia Post Community Grants


Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 23rd February 2016 -  Australia Post’s latest Community Grants program is offering one-off cash payments of up to $10,000 to Not for Profit organisations working at the grass root community level. “The Our Neighbourhood Community Grants program recognises the important role smaller charities and…

Social Enterprise Vision Clicking Into Place


Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th March 2015 -  A digital twist on the classic model of supported employment is the culmination of personal struggles with depression, a career as a social sector executive and almost a decade of study for one Melbourne woman, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise.

Aussies Fret Over Work – Survey

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th April 2014 -  Almost half of Australian workers worry about their work, a survey by the University of Melbourne has revealed.

Victoria Appoints First Mental Health Complaints Commissioner

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th April 2014 -  The Victorian Government has named its first Mental Health Complaints Commissioner, who will be in charge of ensuring complaints regarding public mental health services are addressed and resolved.

Poll Shows Opposition to Raising Pension Age

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th April 2014 -  More than 70 per cent of Australians are against raising the pension age to 70, results from a new poll have revealed.

Giving to a Fine Art


Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th April 2014 -  A passion for the arts has taken Fiona Menzies from the halls of Federal Parliament through to the Not for Profit sector. Menzies is this week’s Changemaker.

Thousands of Charities Go Missing

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th April 2014 -  More than 4000 charities across Australia have gone missing - failing to make contact with the charity regulator, the ACNC, since it began registering charities in December 2012.

Show Business Can be Risky Charity Business – Study

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th April 2014 -  Not for Profit organisations need to develop a tight risk management plan when taking on celebrities to endorse a cause, says Swinburne University Senior Lecturer and philanthropy researcher Dr Elizabeth Branigan.

Policy Paper Calls for Ethnic Specific Aged-care Services

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th April 2014 -  A policy discussion paper, by the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria, calls on the Federal and State Governments and the aged-care sector to strengthen their engagement with new and emerging communities.

Need for Global Philanthropy Extremely Urgent – Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th April 2014 -  Many global high net worth individuals describe the worldwide need for more philanthropic giving as ‘urgent’, according to the Individual Philanthropy Index from BNP Paribas Wealth Management.

Aussies Struggling Between Pay Cheques

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th April 2014 -  Almost two thirds of Australian households (63 per cent) say they have been strapped for cash between pay days at some stage and one in three have used a credit card to tide them over, according to the latest findings of a national Household Financial Wellbeing Index.

BLOG: The Charity Spillover Effect

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th April 2014 -  Not for Profit Fulbright scholar Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine delivers an outsider's take on the visibility of charities in America in her latest blog.
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