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Awkward Moments in the Spotlight

Estelle Stathoulis, Friday, 25th May 2018 -  US charity the Cerebral Palsy Foundation (CPF) has launched its newest campaign in the form of a video series entitled “Awkward Moments” to spread awareness about disability.

ASI Releases New Benchmark Survey Results on Membership and Fundraising

Estelle Stathoulis, Friday, 25th May 2018 -  Increasing donor acquisition has moved to the top of the list of priorities for fundraisers, according to a recent report on fundraising performance by Advanced Solutions International (ASI).

Elliot Costello Steps Down From ygap

Estelle Stathoulis, Friday, 25th May 2018 -  Elliot Costello has announced he’s stepping down as CEO of social enterprise ygap (Y-generation Against Poverty), coinciding with the enterprise’s 10th anniversary.

Justice Connect Set to Develop National Guide for Volunteering

Luke Michael, Friday, 25th May 2018 -  Charity legal service Justice Connect will use a $250,000 government grant to produce a National Guide for Volunteering, containing legal resources to assist not for profits with volunteer management.

Foreign Aid Sector Welcomes Sexual Misconduct Review

Luke Michael, Thursday, 24th May 2018 -  Foreign aid organisations have welcomed the launch of an independent review into the prevention of sexual misconduct in Australia’s international aid and development sector.

Australian Charities Adapt to Cashless Society With Arrival of Apple Pay

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 24th May 2018 -  The charity sector needs to adapt to a world without cash, according to the CEO of Cancer Council Australia, which is set to be one of the first Australian charities to use Apple Pay.

Finger Lickin’ Good Foundation Tackles Australia’s Youth Crisis

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 24th May 2018 -  Nearly half of Australian young people are experiencing a lack of self-confidence every day according to new research released to coincide with the launch of the KFC Youth Foundation.

Opinion

It’s Not Just The Economy – Stupid!

David Crosbie, Thursday, 24th May 2018 -  In the wake of the New Zealand federal budget David Crosbie imagines an Australia where governments also set targets that relate to the kind of Australia we want to live in.

Hot Topic

Older Women’s Housing Program Tackles Growing Crisis

Jeanette Large, Thursday, 24th May 2018 -  A new housing program hopes to help the increasing number of older women who find themselves living in unstable, highly overpriced or grossly inadequate housing, writes Jeanette Large, CEO of Women’s Property Initiatives.

Victorian NFPs in Hot Pursuit of a ‘Good Life’

Contributor, Thursday, 24th May 2018 -  VCOSS has adopted the shared vision of a “good life” as the theme of its upcoming summit.

Growth and Change in Australia’s Charities

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 -  The total number of charities in Australia decreased between 2014 and 2016, according to the charity regulator’s first comparative report analysing changes over multiple years.

Hot Topic

Social Investing – A Snapshot

Kyrn Stevens, Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 -  In the first of a three part series on social investing, Kyrn Stevens looks at the state of play.

Newstart Recipients Living on $17 a Day After Accomodation Costs

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 -  The Salvation Army has urged the federal government to raise the level of Newstart, after new research revealed the average recipient was living on just $17 a day after accommodation expenses.

Guide Dogs Named Australia’s Most Trusted Charity Brand

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 -  Guide Dogs Australia has been as named Australia’s Most Trusted Charity Brand for the sixth year in a row.

Renewed Push To Extend State Care in Victoria

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 -  There has been a renewed push in Victoria to extend the age of care for foster children from 18 to 21 years, as a new survey indicated three quarters of Victorians supported the reform.

Questions Raised Over Record Government Charity Grant

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 -  Questions have been raised about why a small environmental charity with close corporate links has received a $444 million grant from the federal government with no tender process.

Mental Health the Poor Cousin of the Health System

Contributor, Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 -  Although recent investment in mental health is welcomed, the budget isn’t hitting the mark for prevention services, heard attendees at the annual post-budget breakfast last Thursday.

In Conversation

In Conversation: Mark Hanis

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 -  Mark Hanis is a serial social entrepreneur and a research fellow with Stanford University's Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice.

Report Reveals Disconnect Between Grantseekers and Grantmakers

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 -  A new report has revealed a “surprising” disconnect between Australian grantseeker and grantmaker perceptions on the state of philanthropy.

Opinion

Worried About Climate Change? Investing in Reproductive Health Must Be Part of the Solution

Chris Turner, Monday, 21st May 2018 -  By investing in family planning we can transform lives, improve health and economic outcomes, and help reduce our impact on the climate, but right now family planning is scarcely part of the conversation, writes Chris Turner, CEO of Marie Stopes International Australia (MSIA).

Around the World

Toolkit Encourages Charities to Regulate the Regulator

Wendy Williams, Monday, 21st May 2018 -  UK umbrella body, The Directory of Social Change, has issued a new toolkit encouraging organisations to question the national charity regulator’s political independence.

Opinion

Eyes On the Road or Hands Off the Wheel

Oliver May, Monday, 21st May 2018 -  Is your NFP up to speed on Australia’s new anti-bribery legislation? Oliver May from Deloitte Australia outlines what some of the changes mean and what NFPs should do now.

Opinion

Action Must Be Taken to Stop Bullying of Students with Disability

Stephanie Gotlib, Monday, 21st May 2018 -  Unfortunately, bullying of students with disability, including abuse and violence at school is not a new, unusual or unknown experience, writes Children and Young People with Disability Australia CEO Stephanie Gotlib.

Public Perception of Homelessness Doesn’t Reflect Reality

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st May 2018 -  The public’s perception of homelessness does not reflect the diverse reality of homelessness in Australia, according to a new report.

NDIS Eligibility for People With Autism Under Review

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st May 2018 -  It has been confirmed that eligibility rules for people with autism under the National Disability Insurance Scheme are under review, after a document outlining changes to direct eligibility for autism cases was accidentally published online.

Changemaker

New Leadership in Suicide Prevention

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st May 2018 -  Nieves Murray is the new CEO of Suicide Prevention Australia, and boasts extensive leadership experience across multiple sectors. She is this week’s Changemaker.
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