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The True Role of the Board – How Governance has been Hijacked

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th July 2010 -  OPINION | The true role of the board is often lost as governance is hijacked, writes Conscious Governance Managing Director, Steven Bowman.

Risk Management – Are NFPs doing enough to protect their cash assets?

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th July 2010 -  SPONSORED ARTICLE | As global financial structures change are Not for Profits doing enough to protect their cash assets? The Head of Charities & Not for Profits at Global Treasury in Sydney, Kris Flegg takes a look at risk management, treasury po

NFP Cash Resources: Who Really Benefits?

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th July 2010 -  SPONSORED ARTICLE | When it comes to an organisation’s cash flow most Not for Profits are getting short changed with a significant proportion of funds being held in transaction accounts earning little to no interest. Margaret Fewings, the Business

NFPs To Be Caught in Super Tax Fallout

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 24th June 2010 -  The proposed Resources Super Profits Tax (RSPT) on Australia's mining industry could cost Not for Profits up to $10 million dollars annually in lost investment funds.

CEOs in Sleeping Bags – Comment

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 23rd June 2010 -  The prevention of homelessness should be seen as a matter of justice says Dr John Falzon the Chief Executive Officer of the St Vincent de Paul Society National Council who took part in the recent CEO Sleepout.

Productivity Commissioner ‘Frustrated’ by Policy Inaction

Lina Caneva, Friday, 18th June 2010 -  Debate on the best regulatory model for the Australian Not for Profit sector sees Productivity Commissioner, Robert Fitzgerald express his 'frustration' at continuing policy inaction.

Dementia ‘Revolution’ Needed

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th June 2010 -  Leading international authority on dementia and ethics calls for a 'revolution in attitude' to dementia by governments and society

Opinion: The Budget of Social Exclusion – Frank Quinlan

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th May 2010 -  If a 'fiscally responsible Budget' can increase spending on elite sports by $237 million, it is hard to imagine that there is not room somewhere for the unemployed to eat a little better, writes Frank Quinlan.

World Poverty Priorities Slipping Despite Federal Budget Funding Boost

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th May 2010 -  The Federal Budget increase in overseas aid programs is welcomed but agencies say the funding priorities are slipping back.

Budget a Mixed Bag for Not for Profit Sector

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th May 2010 -  The Federal Budget has delivered a mixed bag for the Australian Not for Profit sector, according to welfare organisations
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