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Charities Have “Least Secure Websites” – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th September 2009 -  According to a new internet security report from the UK Not for Profit organisations have the least secure websites compared to industry and government sector groups with security risks or 'vulnerabilities' for the NFP sector having tripled in just 1

The State of Not for Profit Transparency – Guidestar Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th September 2009 -  A US report finds that 9 out of 10 Not for Profits are embracing on-line disclosure but more can be done.

Diabetes Australia Strengthens Its Fundraising Procedures after “Ferguson” Incident

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th September 2009 -  Diabetes Australia says it will review its fundraising procedures after it was revealed in NSW that a convicted paedophile, Dennis Ferguson was found selling its Buzz Day fundraising merchandise for the charity.

US Volunteers Cut Back on Time

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th September 2009 -  American volunteers are cutting back their time in the wake of the economic downturn. A new report says they are suffering from a condition called "civic foreclosure" - an ailment that is limiting the range and depth of their civic engageme

Former Democrat Supports Rudd Government Third Sector Reform Agenda

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th September 2009 -  Former West Australian Democrats Senator, Andrew Murray who instigated the Senate Inquiry into Disclosure Regimes for Charities and Not for Profit organisations says the Third Sector should not be concerned by the Government's perceived poor response

Launch of Ethics Fellow for NFP Sector

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th September 2009 -  Patrick McClure AO, a former Mission Australia CEO has been appointed as an Ethics Fellow for the Not for Profit Sector to help build community capacity.

QUT To Develop Not for Profit Evaluation Tool

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th September 2009 -  The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (CPNS) at Queensland University of Technology is midway through a project to develop an evaluation tool for Not for Profit Boards and Trustees.

Inaugural Queensland Leadership Program

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th September 2009 -  An strong line-up of CEOs, senior executives and high calibre individuals from across Queensland's corporate, government and community sectors has been chosen by The Benevolent Society's Social Leadership Australia to take part in the inaugural Queen

Centre for Public Corporate Affairs Report on Charities & the Global Recession

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st August 2009 -  A report into the impact of the global resecession on Not for Profit organisations has revealed more Australians are turning to community organisations for help - confirming a smaller study carried out recently by Givewell.

ATO Announces Not for Profit ‘Targets’ 09/10

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st August 2009 -  The Australian Tax Office will target the deliberate misuse of tax concessions in the Not for Profit sector as part of its 2009-10 compliance program
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