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Family Violence App Wins Inaugural Premier’s iAward

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 30th June 2016 -  An innovative family violence app has won the inaugural Victorian Premier’s iAward for Innovation at the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) Awards. The SmartSafe+ app, by the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV), won

Conservation Advocate Wins Reichstein Philanthropy Award

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 28th June 2016 -  A leader in Australia’s environment movement has been chosen as the recipient of the 2016 Jill Reichstein Award for Social Change, which provides a US study tour to investigate innovation in the Not for Profit sector.

How to ‘Future Proof’ the New Generations

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th May 2016 -  Australia’s youth are facing some of the highest unemployment rates in recent times, and more than ever they need support from the social sector. The inaugural FUTUREgen16 Conference will connect cross-sector representatives and provide innovative

Associations Forum National Conference Returns to Melbourne

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th May 2016 -  More than 400 Not for Profit leaders and professionals, as well as business providers to the sector, are expected to converge on Melbourne for the 11th annual Associations Forum National Conference in July.

B Corp Companies Boycott US Over LGBT Laws

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 14th April 2016 -  Nearly 1,700 global Certified B Corporations, including Australian companies, are boycotting upcoming events in the American state of North Carolina in response to a controversial new law which limits the anti-discrimination protections for groups su

NFPs Win Impact Measurement Top Honours

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 12th April 2016 -  Not for Profits took out the top honours in all three categories of the 2016 Social Impact Measurement Network of Australia awards.

Disability Advocate Lodges Uber Discrimination Complaint

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 12th April 2016 -  Former disability discrimination commissioner Graeme Innes has lodged complaints with the Australian Human Rights Commission against ride-sharing service Uber after two drivers refused to transport his guide dog.

Stop Slavery Award To Engage Global Companies

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 6th April 2016 -  The Thomson Reuters Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the global news and information provider, has launched a high-profile award aimed at engaging the world’s biggest companies in the fight against forced labour.

Hesta Community Awards Open

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 5th April 2016 -  The 2016 HESTA Community Sector Awards, in partnership with the Australian Council of Social Service, are open for nomination.

New Mental Health Framework for First Responders

Chris Hornsey, Thursday, 24th March 2016 -  Mental health Not for Profit beyondblue has released a comprehensive framework to help first responder agencies address mental health and suicide risks.
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