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Jumo: Using the Social Web to Instigate Social Change

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 21st September 2010 -  US Social Media wonderkid Chris Hughes has shed some light on his new startup Jumo - which he describes as a network to connect people working to change the world.

Australian Greens Respond to Social Policy Manifesto

Staff Reporter, Friday, 13th August 2010 -  One week out from the Federal Election, the Australian Greens deliver a detailed response to the Not for Profit Sector's Social Policy Manifesto.

Student Entrepreneur Award

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th August 2010 -  A graduate student from the School for Social Entrepreneurs has been named Entrepreneur of the Year at a ceremony in Sydney.

Sector Welcomes Red Tape Reduction

Staff Reporter, Monday, 9th August 2010 -  Australia's Not for Profit organisations have welcomed the announcement that a re-elected Labor Government would establish an Office for the Not for Profit Sector, a Not for Profit Sector Reform Council, immediately commence a scoping study for a Nat

NFP Sector Demands Action on Social Policy Reform

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th August 2010 -  In a wake up call to Australia's political leaders, the Not for Profit sector is demanding that the major political parties commit to regulatory and funding reform as part of the Federal Election campaign following the results of a national survey.

The Young Face of Social Enterprise

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th August 2010 -  Social entrepreneurs are attracted to solving the world’s most difficult problems early in their career, a US survey has found.

Kernot to Contest Election to Represent Third Sector

Staff Reporter, Friday, 30th July 2010 -  Former Democrats leader and current academic within the Not for Profit sector, Cheryl Kernot is to stand for a Senate seat in NSW as an independent.

Social Policy Campaign for Election 2010

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd July 2010 -  Pro Bono Australia launches a campaign to make social policy part of the Federal Election and to urge our political leaders to listen to the Not for Profit sector in the lead up to polling day.

Major Funding Boost for Social Enterprise

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th July 2010 -  The Gillard Government has announced two new initiatives to provide support for social enterprise through increased funding and sharing expertise between enterprises and professional firms.

Finding Australia’s Social Enterprise Sector

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 7th July 2010 -  The Australian social enterprise sector is mature, sustainable and internally diverse according to new research.
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