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Productivity Commission Response – A Model of National Fundraising Regulation Needed

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th November 2009 -  Queensland fundraising expert Dr Ted Flack says the Productivity Commission's recommended strategy of 'harmonisation' of the existing state fundraising regulations will not be achieved by harmonisation alone, rather by the development of a model of n

Government to Develop National Volunteering Strategy

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th November 2009 -  The Rudd Government has begun discussions with the Third Sector and State and Territory Ministers to develop a National Volunteering Strategy.

Test Case Brings Pay Equity Closer for Community Sector Workers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th November 2009 -  Community sector workers around the country are one step closer to higher wages following the announcement of a landmark pay equity test case in the new Fair Work system.

PM Uses BSL Sambell Oration to Announce New Partnership Funding

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th November 2009 -  Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has used the recent 2009 Brotherhood of St Laurence Sambell Oration to announce $33 million funding in support of two innovative Not for Profit and corporate partnership schemes.

If this Product Could Talk – NFPs Help Develop Product Roadmaps

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th November 2009 -  Is it more socially and environmentally responsible to buy frozen potatoes, or potatoes from the fresh food aisle? How many times has the t-shirt you are wearing made its way across the globe before it ended up in your local retail store? Do you know

Government to Host Social Inclusion Conference

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th November 2009 -  The Rudd Government is to host a social inclusion conference in Melbourne on 28 and 29 January 2010.

Commission Welcomes Partnership on Housing

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th November 2009 -  The Disability Discrimination Commission has congratulated leaders from the housing and community sector who have met and committed to developing a national strategy to improve the design of houses to meet the changing needs of families.

Productivity Commission Releases Draft Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th October 2009 -  There is a need for wide-ranging reforms and a reduction in compliance costs faced by the Not for Profit sector, according to a much anticipated draft research report released by the Australian Productivity Commission.

Productivity Commission Releases Draft Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 14th October 2009 -  There is a need for wide-ranging reforms and a reduction in compliance costs faced by the Not for Profit sector, according to a much anticipated draft research report released by the Australian Productivity Commission.

A Universal Superannuation Fund and NFPs

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th October 2009 -  The Australia Institute has proposed the establishment of a Universal Default Superannuation Fund which would raise retirement incomes for many of workers on low income, including Not for Profit employees, who are not actively engaged in decisions ab
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